Deposit Return Scheme for Plastic Bottles to be Announced

Friday, 30 March 2018 11:25:34 Europe/London
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After months of calling for a deposit return scheme to be implemented in the UK, it is looking likely it will be announced shortly with the aim to increase the recycling rates with plastic litter.  The idea would be for the customer to receive a deposit back when they return their empty bottles to a reverse vending machine.

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Posted By Michelle

Keep Britain Tidy Partners with Coca Cola to Prevent Litter

Monday, 6 November 2017 09:42:42 Europe/London
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Keep Britain Tidy are joining forces with drinks giant Coca Cola to help with litter prevention in the UK, Coca Cola GB will become a partner for next year's 2018 Great British Spring Clean.  With the drinks brands help they aim to get half a million volunteers involved in clean up streets, beaches and parks.  

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Posted By Adam

Broadcast from the Bins - Deposit Return Scheme for Scotland

Friday, 22 September 2017 20:04:00 Europe/London
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The deposit return scheme looks to be edging nearer for implementation in Scotland, customers who buy a plastic bottle will pay an extra charge on the item and then receive a refund.  It has been successful in countries such as Germany and parts of Scandavia.

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Posted By jon davis
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