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We are looking for a couple of volunteers who can take a systematic look at the archive and also to collect oral histories from members and associates of APRS over the years.

Press Release

Two billion drinks containers, more than 90% of the annual total volume of eligible products, are now included in the DRS scheme. Climate campaigners say that this must end calls for another delay of the long-planned scheme.

Event

All APRS members and supporters are warmly invited to the above Meeting on Thursday 25th May 2023 at 09.30 for 10.00 am

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Press Release

Help us gather litter data before and after the Deposit Return launch in Scotland to show the impact this circular economy initiative will make!

News

APRS’s campaigning has lead to some key improvements for green belt protection in the latest planning law. In this blog Nikki Sinclair, our Green Belts Alliance Manager explains what the new planning framework means for communities campaigning on planning and for protection of green belts.

News

Why are green belts so vital in a climate and nature emergency? Nikki Sinclair explains.

Press Release

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. 

Press Release

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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