Deposit return scheme 'could increase plastic waste'

Deposit return scheme 'could increase plastic waste'
 

MSPs will be told a deposit return scheme for drinking containers could unintentionally increase plastic waste.
In May the Scottish government announced a deposit of 20p would be added to some plastic drinking containers, cans and glass.
Aluminium packaging recycling body Alupro argues the flat rate levy could have "unintended consequences".
The Scottish government said a flat rate had the advantage of simplicity which could boost uptake of the scheme.
Scotland's bottle return scheme deposit to be set at 20p Experts cast doubt on deposit return timetable Watch on BBC Holyrood Live... read more

 
12 November 2019 in Regional, Views: 26
Source: BBC
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