30 Nov '17, 1pm

Two supermarkets back bottle deposit refund schemes and urge others to 'do the right thing'

Two supermarkets back bottle deposit refund schemes and urge others to 'do the right thing'

Two supermarkets back bottle deposit refund scheme and urge others to 'do the right thing' On the day MCS reveals a 10% rise in beach litter around English, Welsh and Scottish coasts, Iceland and the Co-op have come out in favour of bottle refund schemes (DRS) to help tackle ocean plastic pollution. We would urge the other retailers to actually look at the evidence of other countries such as Norway and come out in favour of a DRS as well. Dr Sue Kinsey , MCS Senior Pollution Policy Officer MCS has been calling for a deposit refund scheme for bottles and cans for some time, along with other environmental organisations including Campaign to Protect Rural England, Greenpeace and Surfers Against Sewage. Bottle refund schemes work when customers pay a small deposit when they buy a bottle or can and get it back in full when they return the item to a collection point. In Scotland...

Full article: https://www.mcsuk.org/news/icelandcoop-DRS

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