This fact sheet represents a compilation of results from over 100 public opinion polls gathered on a global scale over the last 20 years (2003-2022). The data focuses on public attitudes and opinions towards deposit return legislation in over 20 countries.
This fact sheet offers an overview of the new digital elements that are included within the concept of digital deposit return systems (DDRS). We also look at the key questions that need to be addressed before real consideration can be given to incorporating these technologies into a DRS.
A comprehensive summary of over 50 DRSs that are currently in place – including those scheduled to be implemented by the end of
When it comes to the design of a new DRS, one of the key topics of debate is whether the system should adopt a flat-rate (sometimes called ‘fixed-rate) or variable deposit fee.
In addition to increasing recycling rates, one of the main benefits of deposit return schemes (DRS)—and one that cannot be accomplished without it—is litter reduction.
Short video explainer on what you can expect from a deposit return system, or DRS!
Fact sheet based on a thorough review of available consumer participation data from consumer surveys related to existing DRS.
The research cited in this document provides a compelling case for increasing beverage container recovery rates through DRS.
This report is intended to provide a comprehensive summary of 39 different deposit return systems for one-way beverage containers in existence around the world.
Better Together: How a Deposit Return System Will Complement Ontario’s Blue Box Programme and Enhance the Circular Economy
This report outlines how the introduction of a deposit return system (DRS) would increase recycling rates and reduce litter in Ontario, Canada.