Introduction to Deposit Return Schemes (DRS)
Introduction to Deposit Return Schemes (DRS)
About this training
Deposit Return Schemes (DRS) are used across the world as a way of encouraging more people to recycle drinks containers and will be introduced across the UK. This short 15-minute course will combine video and interactive e-learning will help you to develop a greater understanding of DRS and what it means for key stakeholders across the UK.

a) All candidates taking this e-learning course, MUST have an individual email address.
b) If purchasing multiple licences, then please send a note of the candidates’ names and email addresses to

What will I learn on the course?
• What a DRS is.
• Why they are being introduced.
• The components of a DRS.
• What the introduction of DRS in the UK means for:
o Producers
o Local Authorities
o Waste Operators
• When DRS will be introduced.

Who is it for?
• All staff at all levels
• CIWM members
• Students/learners

What are the entry requirements for this course?
You do not require any prior knowledge of waste and resource management to enrol in this course.

How will I benefit from taking the course?
Once you have completed this training, you will understand DRS and what it means for key stakeholders across the UK.
You can continue your professional development by enrolling on one of the following:
• Extended Producer Responsibility (Coming soon)
• Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

General Information
Certificate: Yes
Duration: 15 minutes
Legislation used: UK
Contributes to CPD: Yes

How will I access the course?
To book this training you must sign in or create an account - please complete this process on the right of this page. Once you have booked you will be emailed with a username, password and a link to access the training.
Discounted member price: 0.00
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