05 Sep '17, 7am

#Marineconservation via @mcsuk

#Marineconservation via @mcsuk

Deposit returns to be a reality for Scotland System for bottles and drinks cans announced The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) welcomes the commitment to a bottle deposit return system made by Scottish Government, as reported by the Daily Mail and Sky News this morning. Catherine Gemmell, Scotland Conservation Officer said: “As a founding partner in the Have You Got The Bottle campaign, we are absolutely thrilled with today’s announcement. We are extremely hopeful, having seen the thorough investigation of options for deposit return systems done by Scottish Government to date, that we'll hear the First Minister give a green light for a full working Deposit Return System in Scotland. We see this as the simplest next step to help turn the tide on plastic, glass and metal drinks containers on our beaches. We hope that this will inspire similar systems throughout the UK.” "Fo...

Full article: http://www.mcsuk.org/scotland/Scotland/Scotland/Deposit+r...

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