Tag: DRS

reverse vending machine
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Sustainability set to be a focus in ‘new normal’

As Scotland begins the process of easing out of lockdown, it looks clear that customers will have different...

Scottish Parliament
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Holyrood passes DRS regulations

The Scottish Wholesale Association is “bitterly disappointed” that the deposit return scheme (DRS) draft regulations have been passed...

Colin Smith
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SWA urges MSPs to halt deposit return scheme ahead of key vote

The Scottish Wholesale Association has called on MSPs to halt the Scottish Government’s deposit return scheme ahead of...

SWA Chief Executive Colin Smith
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SWA welcomes DRS push back

The Scottish Wholesale Association has welcomed deferment of Scotland’s deposit return scheme (DRS) from April 2021 to July...

Empty glass bottles
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DRS regs unveiled as start date gets rolled back

The regulations for the introduction of Scotland’s deposit return scheme have been published. A start date of 1...

Nick Taylor
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Opinion: we risk bottling DRS without a transition phase

Nick Taylor is a real estate partner at law firm Addleshaw Goddard. Here he analyses the wider impacts...

Tomra M1 reverse vending machine
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Scotland inspires new small footprint reverse vending machine

Scottish retailers have inspired the design of a new compact machine from reverse vending specialist TOMRA. Visiting stores...

Scottish Parliament
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MSPs report on DRS regs

The Holyrood committee overseeing the implementation of DRS has published a report on proposed draft regulations for the...

Beach litter
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Academics demand ‘all-in’ DRS to save Scotland’s beaches

Academics have called for Scotland’s forthcoming deposit return scheme to include drinks containers of every material. In a...

Colin Smith
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Wholesalers should help run DRS, demands SWA

The Scottish Wholesale Association has called on the Scottish Government to give it a place on the board...