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16 March 2020

BSDA welcomes amended timetable launch for Scottish DRS

The regulations for the introduction of a deposit return scheme in Scotland have been introduced.

In response, British Soft Drinks Association director general Gavin Partington, said:

“As strong supporters of a well-designed Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) in Scotland, paving the way to a Great Britain-wide scheme, we are pleased Ministers have appreciated the need for a more realistic timetable for launch. We believe a DRS can help deliver the environmental benefits consumers want to see.”