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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-00631: Richard Lochhead (Moray)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 9 June 2016

To ask the Scottish Government whether it envisages deposit and return schemes playing a role in Scotland’s emerging circular economy and the achievement of recycling targets.

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 21 June 2016

The Scottish Government recognises the contribution that deposit return can make in supporting a more circular economy and will give further consideration to the role it could play in Scotland. We and zero waste Scotland are working with stakeholders to explore a range of issues which emerged from a call for evidence in 2015.