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New data from Slovakia and Latvia, the two most recent countries to launch deposit return systems, shows that modern deposit systems like Scotland’s, due to launch in August this year, are successful and expanding. 

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In six months time, on August 16th, the Scottish deposit return scheme for drinks cans and bottles will launch, some 867 days after the original launch date of 1st April 2021, and campaigners are urging MSPs to unite against yet more delay. 

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Royal Highland Show 2023 APRS will return to the Royal Highland Show in June 2023 engaging visitors about the launch

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In reply to a letter from some MSPs calling for a delay to deposit return APRS Director Dr Kat Jones,

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We want to provide more support for communities and individuals campaigning for their local green belts and countryside. Help us raise the money to provide more expert advice and support. Please support our appeal to raise money for more staff time to help individuals and communities.

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Since the end of last year we have submitted a response to the NatureScot online consultation in collaboration with Scottish

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APRS are seeking volunteers to help with a before and after litter survey to look at the effectiveness of the Deposit Return Scheme

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This is an obituary of John Foster, Director of the UK’s first National Park, Head of the Countryside Commission for Scotland and Vice President of APRS.

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We are encouraging people to email or to write to their MSPs to let them know their support for deposit return.

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