16th August 2021: If the organisers receive one million statements of support within a year from at least seven different member states for the ‘ReturnthePlastics’ initiative, the Commission will have to react.
27th May 2021: The ACS has reiterated calls for the government to take into account the challenges facing small stores ahead of the introduction of a deposit return scheme (DRS).
26th May 2021: There is a lot of talk about the benefits of PET materials and its ability to be recycled, but what do you know about it? download this sheet for more information.
11th May 2021: With the government busy in recent times with more pressing issues, DRS has taken a back seat. But now in her speech the Queen has discussed its return.
24th March 2021: It’s official, Circularity Scotland has appointed as Scotland DRS administrator.
14th May 2020: Following previous delays, the Scottish Parliament has now approved the deposit return scheme, this will commence 1st July 2022.
March 19th 2020: The Scottish Government announced that the planned introduction of DRS will be postponed until July 2022.
In February 2020 the Recyclever team attended Euroshop 2020 in Dusseldorf. During the event our representative Kamil gave demonstrations of the new Recyclever machine to hundreds of interested people from across the spectrum of retail and from around the world.
Over three-quarters (77%) of UK grocery shoppers have, in the last 12 months, switched, avoided or boycotted buying certain products, or would consider doing so in the future, based on brands’ environmental policies.
Concerns over how Scotland’s deposit return scheme (DRS) will affect small businesses were raised at a roundtable of industry experts on 12 November.