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Departmental Schemes

Dáil Éireann Debate, Thursday - 4 November 2021

Thursday, 4 November 2021

Questions (52)

Brian Stanley


52. Deputy Brian Stanley asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications when a deposit and return scheme for drink containers will be introduced to counter the problem of littering. [52543/21]

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Written answers (Question to Environment)

The Waste Action Plan for a Circular Economy sets out a clear roadmap for the introduction of a Deposit and Return Scheme (DRS) for plastic bottles and aluminium cans in the third quarter of 2022. The legislative framework for the scheme will be published in the coming weeks.