Dutch introduce 15 cent deposits on small plastic drinks bottles from 2021

The Netherlands is to introduce a 15 cent deposit system on all plastic bottles smaller than one litre, junior environment minister Stientje van Veldhoven announced on Friday evening. The expansion of the current deposit system will come into effect in July 2021 and is being introduced because efforts to reduce the amount of small plastic bottles in litter have not worked, the minister said. Van Veldhoven told the drinks industry at the beginning of 2018 she would expand the deposit … Continue reading Dutch introduce 15 cent deposits on small plastic drinks bottles from 2021