Working with businesses to deliver
Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme.

Key Facts

Materials Included

Materials Included

The scheme will cover all single-use drinks containers made from PET plastic or glass and all steel and aluminium drinks cans.

90% Target

90% Target

The Scottish Government has set producers a target to capture at least 90% of the single-use drinks containers identified included in the scheme.

20p Deposit

20p Deposit

The 20p deposit applies to all drinks containers from 50ml miniatures right up to 3-litre kegs.

Circularity Scotland

We are an organisation that has been created to ensure the smooth roll-out and successful operation of Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme. 

As scheme administrators, we bring together key operational partners right across the drinks supply chain from producers and importers through to hospitality, wholesale and retail businesses. We work with them to ensure the scheme is designed and implemented effectively and support everyone in meeting their legal obligations. 

The scheme is designed to be self-financing with administrative costs covered by revenues from recovered materials and unredeemed deposits and a small producer fee. 

About Circularity Scotland

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Circularity Scotland Appointed as Deposit Return Scheme Administrator for Scotland

Circularity Scotland Limited has been announced as the new administrator to oversee operation of Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme (DRS).

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