Tag: DRS

DRS: using an RVM
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Public backs ‘easy’ deposit return scheme

Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) should be easy to understand, easy to use and easy to access, according...

Reverse vending machine
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Kids help launch reverse vending trial

Three convenience stores in the central belt officially launched reverse vending machine (RVM) trials today (15 February) as...

reverse vending machine
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SGF member stores launch reverse vending machine trials

Three Scottish stores from the Nisa, Premier and Keystore symbol groups are set to take part in reverse...

Truls Haug
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2 minutes of your time: Truls Haug

With the public consultation on a Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) in Scotland recently closed, we hear from Truls...

Nick Brown
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2 minutes of your time: Nick Brown

Coca-Cola European Partners launched a hugely ambitious sustainability strategy last year, aiming to ensure ultimately that none of...

Asim Sarwar
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SGF looks to the future at centenary conference

The theme of the centenary Scottish Grocers’ Federation Conference (October 25 - 26) was ‘the dawn of a...

John Brodie feeds reverse vending machine
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Scotmid unveils reverse vending machine

Scotmid Co-operative has launched its first-ever reverse vending machine to encourage customers to recycle soft drink cans and...

Empty bottles and cans
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SGF seeks government funding for DRS

Scottish Grocers Federation has called for the Scottish government to set up a new £50m investment fund to...

James Lowman, ACS
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DRS would be ‘ineffective’, placing ‘unnecessary burdens’ on sector

ACS Chief Executive James Lowman supports sister organisation SGF’s view that the proposed Deposit Return Scheme would be...

Antony Begley
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If the Scottish government wants DRS, let them pay for it

One of the most galling challenges of working in the local retailing industry is that we so often find ourselves...