Deposit Return Scheme for Beverage Containers

CIWM, ADEPT, BRC, ESA, FDF, Incpen, IOM3, LARAC and NAWDO are working together to run a series of free collaborative webinars on the current UK packaging Extended Producer Responsibility, Deposit Return Scheme (England, Wales and Norther Ireland) and Collection Consistency (due soon) consultations.

These webinars are designed to help delegates understand these complex sets of proposals, provide insight into the impact on all the stakeholders involved and support those who will be submitting responses.

Date:          Friday 14th May 2021

Time:         10:00 - 12:00 hrs

Platform:   Go to Webinar

Fee:             free of charge

This webinar will provide a range of perspectives on the DRS Consultation including:

  • interface between packaging EPR and DRS proposals
  • implications for local authority collections
  • impacts on different material streams and targets
  • opportunities for ‘digital DRS’ systems


Introduction: ‘Golden threads between the 3 consultations’ – Chair: Dr Colin Church, Chief Executive, IOM3


Views from the packaging & retail value chain:

  • Paul Vanston, Chief Executive, Incpen – objectives, outcomes and compromises
  • Lewis Van Diggele, Public Affairs Manager, British Soft Drinks Association – how could it work in practice – learning from the development of the Scottish DRS
  • Nadiya Catel-Arutyunova, Sustainability Policy Adviser, British Retail Consortium

Q&A - 10 mins

Perspectives from the public & private waste sector:

  • Timothee Duret, Director of Sustainable Technology, Veolia UK & Ireland – learning from Veolia’s current DRS pilots
  • Steve Read, ADEPT Waste Panel – a local authority perspective
  • Ray Georgeson MBE, Digital DRS Industry Working Group – early leaning from the digital DRS trials & research

Q&A - 10 mins

Material outcomes and implications:

  • David Dalton, Chief Executive, British Glass – key issues for the glass sector
  • Judith Allan, Chair of IOM3 Packaging Society

Q&A - 10 mins

Summary & close


If you experience any issues with your booking then please contact the Member Support Team on 01604 620426

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14/05/2021 10:00 - 12:00
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