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Have You Got the Bottle campaign – watch the latest video which we hope will help demonstrate the campaign objectives – https://www.facebook.com/HaveYouGotTheBottleScotland

APRS Members’ Day & Council  – Saturday 21 September 2019
Dirleton, East Lothian. The Dirleton Village Association has kindly agreed to host our visit, which will look at development issues in the picturesque Conservation Area village of Dirleton and its surroundings. All APRS members, family and friends are warmly invited to attend these events – further details to follow

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Have You Got The Bottle?
In our third video, we hear why students at The University of Edinburgh are keen for Scotland's deposit return system to start as soon as possible. "Our students in particular are really keen for the deposit return system to get started. It's enforcing a circular economy way of thinking, which is something the University is very keen to do."
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Have You Got The Bottle?
"There's a sound business argument for having a deposit return system". In our second video, Blantyre retailer Cllr Mo Razzaq explains why he and his customers like returning their empties! "We know it works, we know Scotland and the Scottish people want this and are supporting this. And we know that there's cross-paty support for this as well. So the thing now it, let's get it done, because it's taking too long!" Anas Sarwar, Johann Lamont MSP, Patrick Harvie MSP - Scottish Greens, Pauline McNeill MSP, Annie Wells MSP, AdamTomkins MSP and James Kelly MSP.
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