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How to create a myTOMRA App Profile

Receive your recycling refunds digitally with the free myTOMRA app – the fast, secure, and convenient payout of your container deposit refund.

  1. Download the myTOMRA app via iTunes or Google Play (or visit app.mytomra.com.au).
  2. Select “Login” and choose to register to create a myTOMRA profile using your email address. Alternatively, you can log in using your existing PayPal account.
  3. Select your Payout method in the menu – if you choose PayPal, you will need to link your PayPal account. If you choose Bank Transfer, you will need to link your bank account.
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How to use the myTOMRA App at an RVM

You can use the myTOMRA app at any Return and Earn reverse vending machine in NSW or at our TOMRA Recycling Centre in Coconut Grove, NT.

  1. Scan your personal myTOMRA app barcode at the reverse vending machine. You will see your name on the machine screen.
  2. Return your empty containers for recycling.
  3. Transfer – when you are finished, tap the ‘Transfer’ button on the reverse vending machine screen. Your recycling refunds will be paid into your preferred payout method.

Your Refund – Your Way

Cash E-Voucher

  1. E-Vouchers are available at Return and Earn​ machines with Coles or Woolworths listed as the redemption partner and are redeemable for either cash or a discount​ at the redemption partner.​
  2. Set your Payout Method as E-Voucher in the myTOMRA App.
  3. ​Simply return your containers and press the “Payout” button​ on the screen – no sign-up is necessary.​
  4. ​Take your E-Voucher to the participating retail store and ​have it scanned the service counter to get your cash refund. Alternatively, you can scan it at the checkout for a discount off your shopping.

Bank Transfer

  1. Download the myTOMRA App, select Bank Transfer as your payout method and link to your bank account.
  2. Scan your myTOMRA App barcode at the machine before you start your session.
  3. Insert your containers and select Payout when you’re done. You should receive your refund within 1 business day

PayPal

  1. Download the myTOMRA App, select Paypal as your payout method and link to your Paypal account.
  2. Scan your myTOMRA App barcode at the machine before you start your session.
  3. Insert your containers and select Payout when you’re done. ​You should receive your refund within 1 business day.

Charity Donation

  1. You can donate via the myTOMRA app. Just download the ​app, select Charity Donation as your payout method, and choose​ your preferred charity.
  2. Scan the barcode of your chosen charity at the Return ​and Earn machine before you start your session.
  3. Insert your containers and select “Payout” on the screen ​when you’re done. The charity will receive 100% of your ​donated refund within 1 week.

App Features

Live Status

Check the live status of your preferred Return and Earn Reverse Vending Machine – perfect for checking if your local return point is open or closed before you make your trip.

  1. Open the myTOMRA app on your phone, laptop or tablet – make sure you’re logged in.
  2. Select the Locations tab – this will take you to the map.
  3. Select the map marker for your preferred RVM – this will bring up the live status screen.

There you can view the real-time status of the Glass and Lightweight lanes. Lanes are colour coded; green for open, amber for almost full, red for temporarily unavailable, and black for when the kiosk is outside of operational hours.

myLOCATION

The myLOCATION feature lets you quickly view the live status of your preferred Reverse Vending Machine on your profile screen.

  1. Open the Locations tab and browse the map for your preferred location – select the map marker for your desired RVM.
  2. Select the star icon on the bottom of the status screen to mark this location as “myLOCATION”.
  3. When you’re next on your home screen, you’ll be able to see the live status of your selected favourite

Badges / Achievements

You can now earn achievements and badges from your recycling efforts. Every time you scan your myTOMRA App barcode at a TOMRA Reverse Vending Machine and recycle your containers, your efforts will go towards earning new badges.

You can now be rewarded for:

  • The number of containers that you recycle
  • Recycling at unique locations
  • Having a certain amount of recycling sessions
  • Recycling large amounts of containers in a single session