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Beverage Containers: Deposit Return Schemes

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 72882, tabled on 13 July 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what (a) materials and (b) containers his Department plans to include in the Deposit Return Scheme announced on 22 August 2019.

Answered on

16 July 2020

Since consulting on its introduction in 2019, the Government has been developing proposals for a deposit return scheme (DRS) using further evidence and ongoing engagement with stakeholders. The specific details of a DRS, including the materials and containers to be included in scope, will be presented in a second consultation in early 2021.

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