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Deposit Return Scheme

DRS handling fees revealed

THE handling fee that retailers will receive for returned containers when Scotland’s deposit return scheme goes live have been revealed.
A DRS reverse vending machine

Industry unveils DRS administrator

Drinks producers, retailers and trade associations have taken a major step forward in the development of Scotland’s forthcoming Deposit Return Scheme (DRS), through the formation of a scheme administrator
Linda and Dennis Williams of Premier Broadway, Edinburgh

RVM is a hit at Broadway Convenience

Deposit return is causing quite a stir around Oxgangs, Edinburgh, according to one Premier Broadway retailer
Envipco president Bob Lincoln (right) and Edinburgh South West MP Joanna Cherry watch school kids at the launch of the RVM trial

A lot to learn from DRS trial

Envipco aims to ‘demystify’ deposit return
Roseanna Cunningham

DRS regulations coming in 2019

Cabinet Secretary expects legislation next year

SG interview: Richard Walker, Iceland

Iceland boss takes aim at plastic waste

Iceland launches DRS in Scotland

Musselburgh store one of four in UK trial
Excel vending machine

A technical take on DRS

Excel Vending boss John MacDonald says retailers could make money if deposit return is done right.
Michael Gove

Gove keen on DRS for south of the border

ENVIRONMENT secretary Michael Gove was poised to announce plans to introduce a deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers
Phillip Hammond

Plenty to chew over this spring

Consultations abound at Westminster

Scottish Government confirms pursuit of DRS

Government will seek to introduce scheme but questions remain over small retailers FIRST Minister Nicola Sturgeon today (5 September) announced the Scottish Government is committed...
Deposit return schemes utilising reverse vending machines are already in use in a number of European countries.

DRS could cost retailers £40.7m

A bottle deposit return scheme in Scotland would cost retailers upwards of £40m just to set up, according to Zero Waste Scotland. The data was...

DRS: debate intensifies

The debate over a proposed deposit return scheme for Scotland has continued to rumble on over the past month, with trade associations now split...

Coke backs DRS

Soft drinks giant signals change of position over potential bottle deposit scheme for Scotland COCA-COLA has come out in favour of a proposed Deposit Return...