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Scotland launches new deposit scheme for plastic bottles in bid to curb litter

by Futures Centre, Sep 7
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Scotland launches new deposit scheme for plastic bottles

Nicola Sturgeon said a deposit scheme would encourage public to return bottles Scottish First Minister’s announcement sparked calls for the scheme elsewhere Studies in Europe found such scheme can push up recycling up to 98 per cent Ministers are under growing pressure to curb the plastic bottle menace – after Scotland announced a new deposit scheme.


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