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.