Detailed work on how a potential deposit return system might operate in Scotland has been commissioned by the Scottish Government.

Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham has confirmed Zero Waste Scotland will investigate design options and the associated costs and benefits of how a deposit return scheme could operate in Scotland’s unique environment. Options will then be put to the public for consultation before Ministers come to a final decision on the future of deposit return.

Read the full Scottish Government Press Release here.

This announcement gained a lot of media attention. Here, you can read articles from The Sunday Herald, Holyrood Magazine, Original 106fm, Sunday Post, Scottish Daily Mail, and The Times.