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Deposit return scheme firm appoints administrators

Deposit return scheme firm appoints administrators

The collapse of Circularity Scotland, the firm hired by the Scottish Government to run the deposit return scheme (DRS), which has been delayed until 2025, has resulted in administrators being appointed. Circular Economy Minister Lorna Slater (pictured) expressed her concern for the 60 workers affected and blamed the firm’s demise on conditions imposed by the...

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Scottish deposit return delayed until October 2025

Scottish deposit return delayed until October 2025

The deposit return scheme in Scotland has faced a further delay until at least October 2025. Originally scheduled for launch in March 2024, Circular Economy Minister Lorna Slater stated that the UK Government’s exclusion of glass from the Scottish scheme had left her with no choice. Ms Slater remains committed to the recycling scheme, but...