Bottle Bill Resource Guide

The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on (5 September 2017) announced that Scotland will introduce a deposit return system for drinks containers. Zero Waste Scotland will coordinate work to design the system, working with stakeholders and continuing to build the evidence base.

The measure is aimed at increasing recycling and tackling litter, and was announced alongside the establishment of an expert panel to consider fiscal and other measures, for example a levy on single use cups.

This page will be updated as more information becomes available.

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Containers Covered
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Beverages Covered

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Excluded Beverages

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Fees and Taxes

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Refundable Deposit

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Unclaimed deposits

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Handling Fees

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Redemption System

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Program Success

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Details

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Footnotes

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