While the focus and emphasis for the industry and the wider world is fixed upon dealing with the COVID19 outbreak, a larger emergency is looming over the face of the earth: climate change.
If action isn’t taken, the global impacts of climate change will overshadow a health pandemic, dwarfing it in terms of impact and day-to-day living.
The Deposit Return Scheme is one of the many ways in which the UK government seeks to encourage recycling on a wider scale. But who is truly impacted here? The consumer or the producer, that is liable for the additional cost and management of putting containers into the market?
A complicated and confusing topic at best, we sit down over a few beers to try to unpick the scheme, let alone the implications!