Ministers outline Scottish DRS legislation
Scottish ministers have published draft legislation for the establishment of the Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) in the country, with an expected start date of 1 April 2021.
As previously reported, Scotland’s DRS plans centre on an ‘all-in’ model which will include all PET plastic drinks bottles, aluminium and steel cans and glass bottles – with a deposit level set at 20p.
The draft legislation was published yesterday, and stakeholders have been given until 10 December 2019 to comment on the proposals.
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