Plastic bottle return scheme to be introduced in England in 2025

20th January 2023


A deposit return scheme for plastic bottles and cans will be introduced in England, Wales and Northern Ireland in 2025 – one year later than planned – the government has confirmed today.

Glass bottles will be excluded from the schemes in England and Northern Ireland, which will make small cash payments to people through ‘reverse vending machines’. It aims to ensure 85% fewer drinks co

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