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Beverage Containers: Deposit Return Schemes

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN HL18007, tabled on 2 October 2019

To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the timetable for the introduction of a deposit return scheme for drinks containers; what use will be made of reverse vending machines as part of such a scheme; and what the respective roles of (1) industry, and (2) local government, will be in that scheme.

Answered on

8 October 2019

It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.