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Question reference: S6W-12123

  • Asked by: Liam McArthur, MSP for Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats
  • Date lodged: 10 November 2022
  • Current status: Answered by Lorna Slater on 23 November 2022


To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has carried out of the impact of the Deposit Return Scheme on existing recycling services provided by island local authorities.


Zero Waste Scotland has calculated that 29 Scottish Local Authorities, including all Island Local Authorities, will incur a net financial benefit from the implementation of Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme (DRS).