Tag: Zero Waste Scotland
The increase in takeaway operations has driven a rise in the use of single-use items related to serving and eating food. These single-use items cannot be recycled and so end up as waste
DISCOUNTER Lidl GB has launched a deposit return scheme (DRS) trial at selected stores, ahead of the launch of DRS in Scotland next summer.
Tackling waste during a crisis
Value can be found in food leftovers
DRS programme manager David Barnes on the road ahead
Four in five Scottish consumers say glass should be included in a deposit return scheme (DRS) – a new survey has revealed .
No automatic exemptions, glass included and a 20p deposit .
Individuals and industry disagree on best way forward The public wants it all, but industry strikes a more cautious tone according to analysis of the...
With the Scottish Government consultation now closed ZWS boss Iain Gulland shares his views on deposit return
RETAILERS have an opportunity to weigh in on the future of DRS via an open consultation seeking views on a range of options for...
Musselburgh store one of four in UK trial
THE Scottish Government is rolling out an interest-free ‘cashback’ loan scheme to help small and medium-sized businesses reduce their carbon footprint.
The Scottish Government has announced it plans to introduce a deposit return scheme but it is not clear if this will apply to convenience stores
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...
With investment by convenience retailers in refrigeration increasing Scottish Grocer spoke to two experts in the field about what systems are proving popular and...
SCOTLAND’S c-stores are being given access to a £100,000 funding pot to help improve energy efficiency. The Convenience Store Resource Efficiency Grant – a Scottish...
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