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Tag: Circularity Scotland

Circularity Scotland staff launch compensation bid

Taxpayers could be footing the bill on a compensation bid from Circularity Scotland staff after the defunct firm failed to inform them of their dismissal.

Where is Scotland left on DRS?

Questions remain about the future of Scotland's deposit return scheme as retailers look for compensation over expended costs to install and run machines.
Baba's Kitchen & Costcutter retailer Abdul Majid.

SGF welcomes court’s DRS ruling

The Scottish Grocers' Federation has welcomed the news that independent retailer Abdul Majid has won his court battle with Circularity Scotland over the Deposit Return Scheme retailer handling fees.
Scottish Grocers' Federation chief executive Pete Cheema.

Sadness at Circularity Scotland job losses

Convenience channel leaders have expressed their sympathy after deposit return scheme firm Circularity Scotland went into administration, resulting in 34 immediate redundancies.

Circularity Scotland on the brink of collapse

DRS scheme administrator Circularity Scotland has confirmed it is on the brink of collapse after admitting it may not be able to pay staff this month.

More changes in store for DRS

The Scottish Government has confirmed it will continue to work on DRS but with modifications after an "11th hour intervention" from the UK Government.

Deposit return scheme must go ahead, says administrator

Scheme administrator Circularity Scotland has said that DRS must go ahead next year after UK minsters rejected calls to include glass in the scheme.
Industry leaders have voiced concerns over plans for a deposit return scheme.

Last calls for producers

Producers are urged to sign up to Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme before its closing date.

We are here for your convenience

TOMRA says its RVM machines are ideal for c-stores
Lorna Slater

Spotlight on DRS insights

Deposit Return Scheme administrator Circularity Scotland has hosted a conference as Scotland prepares to introduce the scheme.

Fees for DRS producers reduced

Circularity Scotland has confirmed that the forecast producer fees for Scotland’s deposit return scheme have been reduced.
DRS machine

A warm welcome for the latest guidance

The administrator for the deposit return scheme in Scotland, Circularity Scotland, has said the latest government guidance will significantly reduce the cost of the scheme for the industry and consumers.
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Ask the expert – RVM Systems

RVM Systems Managing Director Claudia Marshall on DRS preparations and the benefits of reverse vending machines for retailers.

Drinks makers get DRS alert

Drinks producers are being urged to get properly prepared for the Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) now.
a man and woman put a plastic bottle into a DRS machine

The time to prepare for DRS has arrived

With less than one year to go, Mark Brill, UK & Ireland VP sales and marketing for TOMRA, looks at what retailers need know about the deposit return scheme.
Empty plastic bottles ready for recycling

Another DRS milestone

DEPOSIT return scheme administrator Circularity Scotland has appointed Biffa, the waste management firm, as the official logistics provider for DRS.