Consultation response: Deposit Return Scheme

On 24 March 2021, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs opened a consultation on introducing a Deposit Return Scheme in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The consultation closed on 4 June 2021.

A deposit return scheme creates a monetary incentive for returning used containers, such as plastic or glass bottles, so that they can be recycled. This could include alcoholic drinks containers.

More information about the consultation can be found here.

Below you can download and read our response to the consultation which was submitted to Defra.

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Submission to the Deposit Return Scheme consultation

June 2021

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