Tag: Zero Waste Scotland
NEW laws outlawing the use of certain single-use plastic cutlery, plates and food and drink containers have come into force.
SINGLE-use food and drink containers are high on the agenda again at Holyrood, following the announcement that disposable coffee cups could soon carry a mandatory charge.
ZERO Waste Scotland has thrown down the food waste gauntlet, challenging food and drink businesses to create recipes using items that would have otherwise gone to waste.
AS world leaders arrived in Glasgow for the COP26 climate change conference, Zero Waste Scotland revealed consumers are unaware of food waste’s impact on climate change.
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.