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S5W-22253: Maurice Golden (West Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 19 March 2019

To ask the Scottish Government what analysis it has conducted of the (a) carbon and (b) economic impact of including glass in kerbside recycling schemes compared with only recycling via (i) deposit return scheme and (ii) other types of centres and points.

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 28 March 2019

An analysis has been conducted of the impact of including glass in the deposit return scheme compared to current recycling systems, which consist of a mixture of bring sites and kerbside collections. This work has been undertaken as part of extensive evidence gathering and analysis to inform the scheme design.