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Position Papers

South Australia's Single-Use Plastics and Container Deposit Scheme - Response (February 2019)

Position Paper on the proposal for a directive on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment (November 2018)

Position Paper on the European Commission's proposal for a Directive on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment (COM(2018)340) (July 2018)

Closing the Circular Economy Loop: A Call for EU Action on Recycled Content Mandates for Plastics (July 2018)

Position Paper on the European Commission's Strategy on Plastics (March 2018)

Position Paper on the upcoming European Commission's Strategy on Plastics (January 2018)

Position Paper on the European Commission's Legislative Proposals on Waste under the Circular Economy Package (February 2016)

Top Ten Priorities for Circular Economy Package (June 2015)


Backgrounders

Single Use Plastics Directive - Backgrounder (June 2019)


Reports

A DRS for Turkey (October 2019)

Report produced by Eunomia Research & Consulting for Reloop and ISBAK

Better Together: How a Deposit Return System Will Complement Ontario’s Blue Box Program and Enhance the Circular Economy (June 2019)

Deposit Systems for One-Way Beverage Containers:
Global Overview (2018)

Rethinking Economic Incentives for Separate Collection (July 2017) 

Deposit Systems for One-Way Beverage Containers:
Global Overview (2016)

Making the Switch: The Business Case for Reusable Packaging 

Beverage Sales by Container Type


Year in Review

  • Year in Review — 2018
  • Year in Review — 2017
  • Year in Review — 2016

 


Fact Sheets (English)

Factsheet #1: Economic Impacts on Municipalities 

Factsheet #2: Public Support (Opinion Polls)Table of Polling Studies

Factsheet #3: System Performance (Return Rates) 

Factsheet #4: Handling Fees

Factsheet #5: Policy Instruments to Promote Refillable Beverage Containers

Factsheets (Français)

Fiche #1: Impacts économiques sur les collectivités

Fiche #2: Soutien public aux systèmes de consignes

Fiche #3: La performance du système

Fiche #4: Frais de manutention et gestion

Factsheets (Turkish)

Bilgi formu #1: Araştırmalar belediye bütçelerinde büyük tasarrufları doğruluyor

Bilgi formu #2: Kamuoyu desteği

Bilgi formu #3: Sistem performansı

Bilgi formu #4: Işlem bedelleri (HF)


Presentations

New EU Waste Legislation Implementation: Getting it Right - March 4, 2019, Zero Waste Europe Webinar on Plastic Waste Prevention in Action

Getting the most from DRS - February 22, 2019, Lisbon, Portugal

Deposit Return: Where do we stand? - February 7, 2019, PETCORE Europe Conference "EU Plastics Strategy 2.0"

Update on Europe's New Waste Legislation - January 22, 2019, Zalohujme Conference, Czech Republic

Deposit-Return for Beverage Containers: An Effective Tool to Increase Reuse, Recycling and Reduce Waste