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Drink firms and supermarkets in bid to sink deposit return scheme

Categories: Articles:Environment | Published: 14/01/2019 | Views: 257

SUPERMARKETS and drinks companies have been attempting to block a recycling scheme planned by the Scottish Government, prompting campaigners to urge them to “shut up” and not “peddle myths”.  Article in The National.



Asda, AG Barr and Highland Spring have been criticised for lobbying leading politicians – including Nicola Sturgeon, Fergus Ewing and Keith Brown – to weaken or delay the proposed deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers designed to reduce waste and littering.

Read on https://www.thenational.scot/news/17354077.drink-firms-and-supermarkets-in-bid-to-sink-deposit-return-scheme/

 

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