Retail NI has responded to the publication of a new consultation from the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA), calling on the department to ensure that a manually administered deposit return scheme “does not form part of its plan to encourage people to recycle more”.

The consultation which covers Northern Ireland, England and Wales was published last week and proposes a network of return points made up of reverse vending machines and manual return points which would be hosted by retailers and in other locations.

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Northern Ireland Urged To Rule Out A Manual Deposit Scheme

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