Nicola Sturgeon’s deposit return announcement in this year’s Programme for Government generated a lot of media coverage and excitement. You can read a sample of some of this coverage by clicking on the links below.
The Scotsman report on research that suggests deposit return systems could stop 18 million cans and 21 million bottles from ending up in landfill and beaches in Scotland each year.
Third Force News highlight support from those in the third sector; Holyrood Magazine cover reactions from other political parties; and London South East cover the idea that deposit return systems can contribute to behavioural change in consumers.
Resource provide an overview of the current process of developing a deposit return system.