Deposit return schemes - their importance in the fight against plastics
Deposit return schemes involve adding a small extra charge to the purchase of most plastics, which is then refunded. The aim is to increase recycling rates.
Drinks bottle and can deposit return scheme announced in the UK!
The world is a closed loop. Whatever garbage we throw out ends up somewhere. Take plastic, for example. Any plastics that are thrown out â€” not recycled â€” move through the waste disposal system andâ€¦
Reusable Water Bottles - Best Water Bottles for Home, School and Work
Get inspiration from these reusable eco-friendly products to help you, and your household become more green by avoiding single-use plastics.
Shopping | The Refill Store | Truro, Cornwall
Welcome to The Refill Store. We are a convenience food & everyday item store offering an alternative to single use plastics. Shop for everyday toiletries and groceries by weight including pastas, cereals & spices. These are dispensed into your own storage containers or our own bags which can be recycled.
Tesco launches in-store bottle return scheme - British Plastics and Rubber
Tesco has launched a reverse vending scheme in some of its stores in a bid to make it simpler for customers to recycle their packaging, as well as calling on Government to introduce a consistent approach to collection and recycling.
Eco Friendly Shop - Ethical, Fair Trade & Organic Products
All things in Eco Friendly Shop are organic, recycled, up-cycled, fair-trade, and environmentally friendly with some local handmade arts and craft. Everything I sell has been tried and tested by a trusted friend or myself.. Enjoy!
What can England and Scotland learn from deposit return schemes overseas?
There is no doubting that the UK government has at last declared its war on plastic. In the most recent move, Prime Minister Theresa May announced an intention to ban the sale of plastic items such as straws, drink stirrers and plastic cotton buds.