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Young entrepreneur cashes in on container refund scheme

Noah Barnes is collecting and recycling bottles and cans to fund a school trip to Japan.
Noah Barnes is collecting and recycling bottles and cans to fund a school trip to Japan. Rob Williams

NOAH Barnes has raised nearly $150 for a school trip to Japan through the containers for change refund scheme.

The Springfield Lakes State School student's goal is to collect 5000 containers and reach $500.

So far his grandparents, aunts, uncles and friends have been gathering bottles for him to recycle.

The young entrepreneur came up with the idea to raise the cash for his trip and at the same time helping the environment in November last year.

Read more at www.qt.com.au

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