Deposit Return Schemes

8th May 2018
Retailers Call For Clarity On DRS Proposals In Wales

Retailers Call For Clarity On DRS Proposals In Wales

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has welcomed the Welsh Government’s announcement that it will seek to work towards a UK-wide deposit return system (DRS) in Wales. ACS is calling for detailed consideration of the role that retailers can play … Continue reading

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28th March 2018
74% Of Brits Likely To Use 10p Drinks Return Scheme

74% Of Brits Likely To Use 10p Drinks Return Scheme

Nearly three quarters of British consumers (74%) would be likely to return plastic bottles and aluminium cans under a deposit return scheme (DRS) if they had to pay a deposit of just 10p on each one, according to the results of a national poll by YouGov revealed today (28 March).  … Continue reading

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28th March 2018
Defra Moves Forward With Deposit Return Scheme For England

Defra Moves Forward With Deposit Return Scheme For England

A deposit return scheme intended to increase recycling rates and “slash the amount of waste polluting our land and seas” will be introduced in England, subject to consultation later this year, it was confirmed by Defra today (28 March). UK … Continue reading

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26th May 2017
Deposit Scheme Might Be Part Of “Solution” To Scotland’s Waste

Deposit Scheme Might Be Part Of “Solution” To Scotland’s Waste

A deposit return scheme (DRS) might be part of the solution to managing Scotland’s waste better, according to the Scottish Parliament’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee. The Committee is set to explore how much waste is generated in … Continue reading

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13th April 2017
Khan Urged To Explore Deposit Schemes For Plastic Bottles

Khan Urged To Explore Deposit Schemes For Plastic Bottles

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, should explore the potential of a deposit return scheme (DRS) for plastic bottles in London, a London Assembly committee has urged. Londoners consume more plastic bottled water per person than anywhere else in England, according … Continue reading

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12th April 2017
Deposit Schemes Would Make Council Recycling “Less Efficient” – LARAC

Deposit Schemes Would Make Council Recycling “Less Efficient” – LARAC

LARAC has responded to a recent call for evidence from the Environmental Audit Committee on disposable packaging, by stating its position against deposit return schemes for plastic bottles and highlighting how much progress local authorities have made in the collection … Continue reading

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