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April 2020 Talking Point: Stand up for the container refund scheme you deserve, not what big companies want

March 2020 - Dispatches from Europe: Trying to define 'single-use plastic'


December 2019 - Expert recommends higher container deposit scheme refunds

October 2019 - Pour le recyclage du plastique et du verre, la consigne est la seule solution

September 2019 - Consigne: 5 Idées fausses qui risquent de faire manquer un tournant écologique majeur à la France

September 2019 - AVRUPADA DEPOZITO SISTEMI NASIL ISLIYOR (in Turkish only)

Spring 2019 - Drink up! Beverage container recycling update

April/May 2019 - Are refillable beer bottles again possible in Australia?

April 2019 - Dispatches from Europe: Packaging reuse in the spotlight


October 2018 - Dispatches from Europe: A Step to Stem the Plastic Tide

September 2018 - In Our Opinion: Why deposits make sense for retailers

September 2018 - Buy, drink, return to the shop - deposit systems for single use beverage containers

June 2018 - Deposit Return: A Tried and Tested Solution for Scotland

May 2018 - In My Opinion: A Business Case for Deposit Return

January 2018 - Dispatches from Europe: EU plans big plastics changes

Winter 2018 - Return with interest (Interview with the Loop)


November 2017 - In My Opinion: It's Time for Recycled-Content Mandates

October 2017 - EPR: The Cornerstone of a Circular Economy

October 2017 - Looking Ahead: A Closer Look at Targets in Europe's Circular Economy Package

September 2017 - In My Opinion: Opportunities amid the uncertainty

July 2017 - In My Opinion: The push for refillable packaging

February 2017 - Dispatches from Europe: The uncertain future of waste to energy


December 2016 - Dispatches from Europe: Why deposit return is EPR

September 2016 - Dispatches from Europe: Getting tough on food waste

July 2016 - Dispatches from Europe: Is Brexit bad news for an evolving industry?

June 2016 - Dispatches from Europe: Why container deposit systems are gaining ground

June 2016 - Dispatches from Europe: A rush of regulations on plastic bags

May 2016 - Dispatches from Europe: Why revamping recycling measurement is no simple task

March 2016 - Dispatches from Europe: Circular Economy Explained


September 2015 - Renewed Support for Deposit-Return in Belgium

June/July 2015 - Reloop: Vision of a Circular Economy