Deposit Return Scheme
The UK Government and Devolved Administrations are exploring the introduction of a deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland while Scotland has already confirmed implementation by 2021. Find out more about what that might look like and the impact it could have on the packaging industry here.
DEPOSIT RETURN SCHEME IN FIGHT AGAINST PLASTIC
Last year the government has announced plans for a deposit return scheme to crack down on plastic pollution.
THE DAMAGING IMPACT OF A FLAT FEE DRS
Following the Scottish Parliament’s vote in favour of the deposit return scheme, the Can Makers talks to The Grocer, highlighting the damaging impact of a flat fee DRS.
All Deposit Return Scheme Resources
DRS: THE RESULTS FROM UK CONSULTATION
Recent months have seen a rise in public consciousness when it comes to the need to tackle packaging waste. Here's an analysis of responses to the deposit return scheme for UK consultation.
DRS CONSULTATION: ANALYSIS OF RESPONSES
Analysis of responses to the deposit return scheme for Scotland consultation.
DRS: WHY GLASS BOTTLES ARE IN
by Zero Waste Scotland
Glass bottles are part of Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme, along with PET plastic bottles & metal cans. Here's why glass bottles have been included in the scheme.
SIBA COMMENT ON MOVE TO DRS
SIBA comment on move to introduce a deposit scheme for plastic, aluminium and glass drinks containers.