Co-op will become the first UK retailer to launch a deposit and return scheme (DRS) trial with reverse vending machines, as part of its commitment to increase recycling and reduce marine pollution. The pilot initiative will see the DRS unveiled at … Continue reading →
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In a report launched before Christmas, the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) called for the introduction of a UK-wide deposit return scheme for plastic bottles, as well as a requirement to provide free drinking water in public premises, and to make … Continue reading →
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The 2017 RECOUP Household Plastics Collection Survey has highlighted the need to invest in kerbside recycling collections infrastructure and communications. The report also highlights half a million tonnes of plastics packaging from UK households has been achieved. The 512,475 tonnes … Continue reading →
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A new report published today (11 October) suggests local authorities across England could save up to £35m every year if a deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers was introduced in England. Analysis of data across eight local authorities, including … Continue reading →
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A deposit return scheme for beverage containers would stop a third of the plastic going into the oceans, according to new analysis by think tank Green Alliance. According to the group, plastic marine litter from the UK could be reduced … Continue reading →
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The Green Party’s environment manifesto, published ahead of the snap general election on 8 June, has pledged to introduce a deposit return scheme (DRS) to end what it calls “unnecessary single-use plastics”. The Green Party Environment Manifesto also states that … Continue reading →
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INCPEN – the Industry Council for research on Packaging & the Environment – has submitted written evidence to parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee for its inquiry into the effects on the environment of disposable drinks packaging, focusing in particular on the … Continue reading →
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The Government is likely to reject proposals for a deposit return scheme (DRS) on plastic bottles, as a way of encouraging recycling, according to reports. The Daily Mail has reported a Government “insider” said such a scheme would be “unlikely” … Continue reading →
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