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February 8th, 2017

This week the Scottish Daily Mail launched their Banish the Bottle campaign to call for the introduction of a deposit return system in Scotland. We are delighted to have their support, and looking forward to reading more from this campaign over the coming days and weeks.

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February 3rd, 2017

In 2015, Zero Waste Scotland commissioned this research into the feasibility of a deposit return system in Scotland.


February 3rd, 2017

John Humphrys discusses the success of the plastic bag charge, and explains here why he believes that the British people would embrace a deposit return system for drinks containers.


January 27th, 2017

Greenpeace have highlighted their concerns at the amount of rubbish that ends up in our oceans. In response to this concern, they conducted a poll showing that 78% of respondents in Scotland support the introduction of a deposit return system. While there is resistance from Coca-cola, the people of Scotland can show their support by signing this petition.


January 27th, 2017

The Daily Mail have highlighted the estimation that in the United Kingdom, 15 million bottles a day are thrown away after only one use. They support the introduction of a deposit return system, and highlight continuing public support from a wide variety of people, including HRH The Prince of Wales.


January 27th, 2017

This short video explains how eating seafood may now mean eating plastic!


January 27th, 2017

John Ryler, head of Sky News, was made aware of the scale of the ocean plastics problem by his son who is a marine biologist. You can read this story in full here.


January 26th, 2017

Sky News have this week launched a campaign that aims to inspire and encourage people to act now on the issue of marine litter. Their Ocean Rescue campaign began with the Plastic Tide documentary, that highlights the problem. They go on to show their support for deposit return systems and highlight celebrities such as Richard Branson and HRH, The Prince of Wales  who support their introduction in the United Kingdom.

This short video gives a great explanation of how deposit return systems work.

The campaign has already drawn widespread interest and highlighted active opposition to the introduction of a deposit return system from Coca-cola.


January 23rd, 2017

This article highlights a failure to meet recycling targets for plastic bottles. Current figures show less than 60% of plastic bottles are being recycled, despite government targets of 75%.

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January 23rd, 2017

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