Bottle Bill Resource Guide

Name of Program
 PACKAGING AND PACKAGING WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT
Date Implemented Enacted 2014, Implemented 2016
Materials Plastic Metal Glass 0.1L -3L
Beverages Covered

Beer and beer cocktails; cider and other fermented beverages, mixed alcohol and non-alcoholic beverages, all types of water, juice and nectars sold in glass, plastic and metal (tin) packaging. Fruit wines and wine-porduct cocktailers, are included when sold in plastic and metal packaging.

Excluded Beverages

Milk, wine and spirits

Fees and Taxes

TBA

Refundable Deposit

€0.10 (USD$0.11)

Unclaimed deposits

Uzstato Sistemos Administratorius (USAD)

Handling Fees

Manually accepted containers or RVM accepted containers with compaction: €0.028 (USD$0.03)

RVM accepted containers without compaction: €0.015 (USD$0.02)

Redemption System

Return-to-Retail: Containers can be returned for a refund of the deposit in all shops with an area of >300m2

Program Success

Program Success (2017):

Total Return Rate: 91.9%

Can: 93%

PET: 92%

Glass: 83%

 

Details

TBA

Footnotes

1. Deposit Systems for One-Way Beverage Containers: Global Overview

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