In September 2017, it was confirmed that Scotland would implement a Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) for beverage containers. The Scottish Government released the consultation A Deposit Return Scheme for Scotland in June 2018 and requested stakeholder feedback on how the scheme should be implemented. Valpak produced a member summary document of the consultation, which can be found here.
Valpak produced a response to the consultation, which can be found here and a supplementary evidence document, which can be found here.
Our response references further data analysis, which was completed by Valpak's Consulting Team. This information has been published and is available on the Valpak website here.
Scottish Government has now confirmed the scope of the Scottish DRS, which will include glass, metal and PET beverage containers. The deposit will be set at 20p. We expect further details later in 2019.