Come and see APRS at the Royal Highland show for 2023. We’re delighted to be back in the Countryside Area, at the show. Stand 4TH 7(O)
APRS and environmental NGOs from across the UK have written an open letter urging the Prime Minister to grant an exclusion to the Internal Markets Act and include glass in England’s Deposit Return Scheme.
The Scottish Government has released the new regulations for the upcoming deposit return system, which will now go live on the 1st March 2024. We have summarised the the key changes included in the new regulations.
Capturing 90% of single use glass through the deposit return scheme will allow Scotland to recycle 504 million glass bottles every year, saving more than 1.2 million tonnes of carbon emissions over the next 25 years
Green Belt Alliance update for May 2023. LDPs, NPF4, Save Maggie’s Bridge, 20 Minute neighbourhoods and more.
The Scottish Government is making progress on its plans to introduce new-style local development plans (LDPs). The Regulations required for these plans are currently being scrutinised by the Scottish Parliament and are due to come into force on 19 May 2023.
Communities across Scotland are being asked to consider whether their local area could be designated as the country’s newest national park.
Individuals, groups or organisations considering making a nomination can now register early interest.
APRS has responded to the Scottish Government’s consultation on their Energy Strategy and Just Transition Plan. We support this joined-up
The most recent delay to the Deposit Return Scheme means that almost half a billion extra bottles and cans will be littered, landfilled, or incinerated.