1. Publication

    08 May 2019

    Deposit return scheme for Scotland: full business case stage 1

    Phase 1 of the Full Business Case (FBC) that underpins the design for the deposit return scheme for Scotland.

  2. NEWS

    05 May 2019 00:01

    Reaching net zero

    Call for immediate action on greenhouse gases.

  3. Publication

    24 Apr 2019

    Food waste reduction: action plan

    Sets out how Scotland can work to deliver it's commitment to reduce food waste by 33% by 2025.

  4. Research and analysis

    23 Apr 2019

    Waste markets study: executive summary

    Summary of study regarding treatment options for Scottish biodegradable municipal waste.

  5. Research and analysis

    23 Apr 2019

    Waste markets study: full report

    Study regarding treatment options for Scottish biodegradable municipal waste.

  6. NEWS

    03 Apr 2019 13:57

    Littering from vehicles

    Action on throwaway culture among motorists.

  7. NEWS

    01 Apr 2019 13:45

    Fighting the throwaway culture

    Deposit Return Scheme update.

  8. Consultation analysis

    21 Feb 2019

    Deposit return scheme consultation: analysis of responses

    Analysis of reponses to the deposit return scheme for Scotland consultation.

  9. NEWS

    20 Feb 2019 13:40

    Reducing single use plastic

    Protecting the marine environment.

  10. NEWS

    24 Jan 2019 10:00

    Circular economy

    Fighting the throwaway culture.

  11. NEWS

    03 Oct 2018 10:15

    Turning the tide on marine plastics

    Doubling of funding.

  12. NEWS

    27 Jun 2018 10:00

    Tackling plastic pollution

    Deposit return scheme consultation.

  13. Consultation paper

    27 Jun 2018

    A deposit return scheme for Scotland: consultation

    Consultation on the options for distinct elements of a deposit return scheme on beverage containers, seeking views on which options will deliver the best results for Scotland.

  14. NEWS

    18 Jun 2018 11:00

    Support to reduce single-use items

    Communities to receive help to reduce plastic waste and marine litter.

  15. NEWS

    11 May 2018 10:00

    Fight against throwaway culture

    Members appointed to expert panel.

  16. NEWS

    11 Jan 2018 09:30

    Tackling marine litter

    Proposal to ban the manufacture and sale of plastic cotton buds.

  17. NEWS

    27 Sep 2017 09:45

    Recycling for the future

    £8.4 million to reduce emissions and household waste.

  18. Strategy/plan

    23 Feb 2016

    Making Things Last: a circular economy strategy for Scotland

    Our circular economy strategy to build a strong economy, protect our resources and support the environment.

  19. Advice and guidance

    08 Jul 2015

    Planning and waste management advice

    Advice for planning authorities on planning and waste management.