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Deposit return schemes utilising reverse vending machines are already in use in a number of European countries.

Industry warns COVID crisis could spell DRS disaster

THE Scottish Government has come under fire from retail industry leaders over its decision to launch a deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers...

Parliament signs off on DRS

DRS has been given the green light by the Scottish Parliament, paving the way for the launch of deposit return in July 2022. MSPs signed...
The group of MSPs backed glass.

DRS go ahead for glass bottles

MSPs publish their response to proposals
The Tomra M1 can handle glass and PET.

An RVM built for Scotland

A new, smaller reverse vending machine has been created ahead of the introduction of DRS in Scotland
Broken glass

Glass could crash DRS

STORES in Scotland could struggle to cope with the number of glass bottles being returned through DRS

Election: Industry calls for “frictionless trade”

Retail associations have called on the Prime Minister to push for frictionless trade with the EU, following his election victory.
Envipco president Bob Lincoln (right) and Edinburgh South West MP Joanna Cherry watch school kids at the launch of the RVM trial

Date set for DRS

DEPOSIT return is set to go live on 1 April 2021. New regulations published by the Scottish Government outline how DRS will work in Scotland. While...

More RVMs roll out

Boots is the latest high street retailer to launch a DRS trial in Scotland .
Extracts from FOI letters to Scottish Grocer

Industry rails against ScotGov’s DRS plan

Implementation group members highly critical of proposals
Linda and Dennis Williams of Premier Broadway, Edinburgh

RVM is a hit at Broadway Convenience

Deposit return is causing quite a stir around Oxgangs, Edinburgh, according to one Premier Broadway retailer
Envipco president Bob Lincoln (right) and Edinburgh South West MP Joanna Cherry watch school kids at the launch of the RVM trial

A lot to learn from DRS trial

Envipco aims to ‘demystify’ deposit return

Opinion split on DRS

Individuals and industry disagree on best way forward The public wants it all, but industry strikes a more cautious tone according to analysis of the...

RVM boss has eye on c-stores

Envipco president Robert Lincoln talks DRS

Deposit return debuts at Musselburgh Iceland

Frozen food specialist launches reverse vending trial at four UK stores

Scottish Government confirms pursuit of DRS

Government will seek to introduce scheme but questions remain over small retailers FIRST Minister Nicola Sturgeon today (5 September) announced the Scottish Government is committed...

Breathing room on DRS scheme

CONTROVERSIAL plans to introduce a deposit return scheme to Scotland are not expected to materialise any time soon, and possibly not at all, Scottish...