Tag: DRS

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...

Empty bottles and cans
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Deposit Return Scheme confirmed for Scotland

The Scottish Government is to go ahead with a deposit return scheme for bottles and cans. Addressing the...

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...

Bin lorry
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Scottish wholesalers continue to back kerbside recycling over DRS

The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has voiced its disappointment at the Scottish Government’s decision to ask its environment...

Empty bottles and cans
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Retailers looking at initial £40m DRS bill

Retailers in Scotland will face start-up costs of at least £40.7m if a Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) is...

Empty bottles and cans
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What’s trending? #drs

The controversial Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) is dividing opinion in the industry with many retailers seeing as an...