‘All-in’ deposit return scheme eight times better, claims CPRE

An impact assessment carried out by the UK’s Department for Food, Environment and Rural Affairs (Defra) has shown that the introduction of an ‘all-in’ deposit return system would provide an economic benefit of more than £2 billion ($2.5bn). In comparison, a so-called ‘on-the-go’ deposit return system, which the government is also considering, would provide an economic…