Research & Briefings
Read our briefings and analysis on key environmental issues
Delay to deposit return a blow to Scotland’s environment
Environmental campaigners are dismayed by the news that Scotland’s deposit return scheme, which was due to launch in August 2023, has been delayed until next year.
Scotland is recycling less and increasing incineration, new stats reveal
Deposit Return: over 90% of drinks products registered to take part in scottish recycling scheme
Two billion drinks containers are set to be included in the scheme which launches in August.
Friends of the Earth Scotlands response to the Grangemouth Inquiry
Deposit return scheme support should end delay calls
Campaigners have welcomed the news that small businesses will be supported to launch Scotland’s deposit return scheme on time this year in August 2023.
Briefing paper on Scotland’s deposit return scheme
Briefing paper with the latest information on Scotland’s deposit return scheme.
Deposit Return Scheme: Industry & UK Government must support Scotland’s environmental progress
Environmental campaigners have said that Scotland’s deposit return scheme should be delivered without any more unnecessary delay.