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‘All-in’ DRS prevents abuse, claims Axion

The head of consulting at resource recovery specialist Axion has backed an ‘all-in’ deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers in England, saying that...

DRS is not the panacea to waste, warns FPA’s executive director

The Foodservice Packaging Association’s (FPA) executive director Martin Kersh has criticised Zero Waste Scotland’s (ZWS) claim that the deposit return scheme (DRS) will lead...

Recycle your (deuce) bottles

A ‘Sustainability Demonstration Space’ was introduced at the UK’s Wimbledon Tennis Championships last month, with Tomra installing a reverse vending machine (RVM)...

‘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'...

Don’t forget non-drinks packaging, says RECOUP

RECycling of Used Plastics Limited (RECOUP) has warned that the collection and recycling of non-drinks packaging will still need to be transformed to meet...

California continues to prioritise recycling programmes

The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) is committed to supporting the state’s waste management strategies – including its bottle redemption programme...

Santa Monica remains “fully committed” to zero waste goals

The City of Santa Monica in California, USA, is fully committed to its zero waste goals and has assured consumers that there is no...

Consumer groups bemoan loss of Californian recycling centre

Consumer and recycling advocates held a press conference in front of the Santa Monica Community Recycling Center on Wednesday to protest its closure tomorrow. The...

Elipso backs “locomotive” deposit scheme

Plastics association Elipso has welcomed the French government’s consultation on deposit schemes for plastics bottles calling them a “locomotive for recycled PET as well...

Clean Planet coalition wants deposit schemes for everyone

A global network of campaigners and organisations has come together to call for worldwide deposit return systems in order to address the environmental impact...

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