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Scotland proposes bottle deposit schemes

People could be paid for recycling their bottles under new plans unveiled by the Scottish Government designed to increase recycling.The proposal forms part of the Scottish Governments ambition for a Zero Waste Scotland.Launching the consultation, Environment Secretary Richard Lochhead said that the Scottish Government is committed to achieving a recycling rate of 70% and cutting municipal waste sent to landfill to 5% by 2025.He said to achieve this ...