A European Refunding Scheme for Drinks Containers

10-10-2011

Reuse and recycling schemes for beverage packaging are seen as efficient tools for reducing the environmental impact of packaging systems and for increasing their resource efficiency. The present briefing note provides an overview on the pros and cons of the introduction of a Europe-wide mandatory deposit refund system.

Reuse and recycling schemes for beverage packaging are seen as efficient tools for reducing the environmental impact of packaging systems and for increasing their resource efficiency. The present briefing note provides an overview on the pros and cons of the introduction of a Europe-wide mandatory deposit refund system.

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Jürgen SCHNEIDER ,Reviewer and Project Leader, Umweltbundesamt GmbH, Austria Brigitte KARIGL, Task Manager, Umweltbundesamt GmbH, Austria Hubert REISINGER, Umweltbundesamt GmbH, Austria Judith OLIVA, Umweltbundesamt GmbH, Austria Elisabeth SÜßENBACHER, Umweltbundesamt GmbH, Austria Brigitte READ Proofreader, Umweltbundesamt GmbH, Austria