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# deposit return scheme

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# Recyling
Deposit-return scheme on bottles and cans to start rolling out in shops
A 15c deposit will apply to cans and bottles up to 500ml and a 25c deposit on those over 500ml.
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# deposit return scheme
Regulations have been signed for a Deposit Return Scheme for plastic bottles and aluminium cans
The drinks industry is to fund and operate the scheme.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you use a deposit return scheme?
Today is the last day to have your say on the scheme’s proposed design.
# Give it back
Three options proposed for design of new deposit return scheme
The public have been invited to give feedback on the proposed design of the scheme.
# Your Say
Poll: Should a deposit be charged on single use bottles and cans?
Similar schemes are already in place in Germany, Sweden and Denmark.