Wednesday, 28 March 2018
It was announced today that the UK to introduce Bottle Deposit Scheme after many years of campaigning by environmental groups, and the obvious success of such schemes in other countries. It only requires a cursory look around parks, streets and watercourses to see that the majority of the litter is made up of plastic bottles and aluminium cans. If you have ever done any kind of litter picking in those places bottles and can will make up most of your haul. In addition, bottles and cans are also some of the most easily recycled items from the waste stream.