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The public is being asked to shape a deposit return scheme for drinks containers as a way of reducing plastic pollution.
Every year 2.5 billion containers are sold in Scotland and only around 50% are recyled.
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Take part in the consultation
"Deposit return is not only an effective way of increasing recycling rates and preventing litter, it is also an economic opportunity."
Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham
The Scottish Government believes that staying in the EU is the best option for the whole of the UK and Scotland.
Failing that, we believe the UK and Scotland must remain inside the Single Market and Customs Union.
Find out more about Brexit
In a referendum on European Union membership held in June 2016 the Scottish people voted decisively to remain within the EU.
Scotland Is Now
"This campaign will inspire people to be part of Scotland's future."
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
Page updated: Monday, August 06, 2018