Tag: DRS

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DRS scheme administrator created

The organisation that will be in charge of running the Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) in Scotland has been...

Empty bottles and cans
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Applications open for DRS exemptions

Zero Waste Scotland is now accepting applications from retailers who wish to be exempt from collecting empty single-use...

Together we recycle. Britain recycles.
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Retailers should set recycling example, public says in Britvic survey

An overwhelming majority of the British public (93%) think that it’s important that retailers set an example to...

Greencity Wholefoods
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The rise of ethical retailing

One of the possible long term legacies of coronavirus looks set to be an increase in consumer interest...

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...