Zoo Volunteer Raises $17,000


One Canberra volunteer has raised more than $17,000 for National and International wildlife charities.

National Zoo and Aquarium Volunteer Sue Fallon has taken more than 170,000 bottles and cans to the ACT Container Deposit Scheme, receiving 10c for each item.

Ms Fallon has also introduced the recycling of soft plastics into the zoo, with a tonne-and-a-half of soft plastic being recycled each year.