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A guest post by Akva

March 21st, 2019

“People love that we as a business are environmentally conscious. But it’s also about inspiring customers.

In Sweden we’ve had a deposit return system since 1984. It’s so widespread in Europe so I definitely think most people will just take to it.

I hope it starts in Scotland very soon!”


A guest post by Blair Drummond Safari Park

March 20th, 2019

Katie at Blair Drummond Safari Park tells us how Scotland’s deposit return system will benefit both their visitors and the charities they support.


A guest post by The University of Edinburgh

March 19th, 2019


A guest post by Family Shopper Blantyre

March 19th, 2019

Mo Razzaq, a retailer in Blantyre tells us why he and his customers love returning their empties!


A guest post by APRS

March 19th, 2019

Here at the Association for the Protection of Rural Scotland, we’ve been campaigning for a deposit return system since 2015. We were delighted when the First Minister announced in 2017 that we’ll get one in Scotland. However, a year and half later we’re still waiting to hear details of that system, and for every day that passes more than 100,000 bottles and cans are littered in Scotland alone!


A guest post by MCS

April 17th, 2018

Together with the Marine Conservation Society, we brought eight pupils from Our Lady’s Primary to the Scottish Parliament to talk to decision-makers about the Wild Bottle Sighting initiative. Reporting #wildbotlesightings is, a campaign that maps littered plastic bottles to highlight the need for a UK-wide Deposit Return System.

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A guest post by Eco-Congregation Scotland

April 25th, 2017

At 8.30pm on 24th March, Christians in Selkirk gathered by candlelight in the Parish Church Hall to celebrate Earth Hour, with music, songs, prayers, poems and lighting candles to express concern for the earth.

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A guest post by MCS

February 28th, 2017

‘Yes we do!’ At MCS we are extremely proud to be part of this amazing campaign and have loved all the opportunities we have been given to aid its ongoing success. This blog post highlights some of our favourite contributions to the campaign so far and we look forward to what we all might get up to this year!

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