Tag: DRS

broken glass
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Glass is not clear cut

While most retailers would on principle agree with the inclusion of glass in the forthcoming Deposit Return Scheme,...

reverse vending machine
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Deposit Return Scheme: exemptions possible

Exemptions for smaller retailers have been written into draft Deposit Return Scheme regulations, which the Scottish Government has...

broken glass
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DRS: trade associations share glass concerns

Sixteen industry bodies, including the SWA, SGF and SRC, have supported British Glass in an open letter to...

Tomra-T-70-Dual
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Sainsbury’s starts England’s first glass deposit return trial

A trial of reverse vending technology which accepts glass bottles, PET bottles and cans has launched at a...

Empty glass bottles
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Scots say glass should be in DRS, finds survey

Almost seven in 10 adults in Scotland say glass should definitely be included in Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme...

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Envipco makes final of environmental awards

International reverse vending machine (RVM) manufacturer Envipco is delighted to be included in the final six candidates in...

litter picking
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Sign up to tackle Scotland’s beach litter

The forthcoming deposit return scheme will hopefully go a long way to reducing the impact of plastic waste...

reverse vending machine
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DRS trial a resounding hit with retailers and shoppers

The results from a three-store trial of Envipco’s Flex reverse vending machine clearly demonstrate that both retailers and...

Envipco Flex machine
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DRS: a retailer’s perspective

In the second of a new three-part series of forthcoming Deposit Return Scheme articles with reverse vending machine...

Viridor lorry
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Glass ‘not a fit’ for DRS, says Scotland’s only glass recycler

The only company in Scotland with glass recycling facilities has told MSPs that glass is ‘not a fit’...