MPs to probe plans for deposit return recycling scheme in England

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A number of UK supermarkets have begun introducing their own reverse vending machines for plastic bottles | Credit: Morrisons
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A number of UK supermarkets have begun introducing their own reverse vending machines for plastic bottles | Credit: Morrisons

Environmental Audit Committee inquiry to look at potential design for government's aim to implement a deposit return scheme in England in 2023

The government's plans to introduce a deposit return scheme in England in a bid to encourage the public to recycle packaging are to be investigated by MPs on the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) of...

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