Tomra has unveiled a reverse vending solution that allows users to pour more than 100 empty beverage containers into the machine in one go. Read more
Asda has announced plans to trial a new sustainability store in Leeds where shoppers can refill containers of products such as coffee, rice and pasta. Read more
Hackney Council has become the first local authority in England to install a reverse vending machine on an estate, as part of a new trial. Read more
New Zealand's government has started work on introducing a formal container return scheme in the country, as a way to reduce single-use packaging waste. Read more
UK retailer Iceland has announced that over 1 million plastic bottles have been recycled through reverse vending machines at its stores. Read more
Sainsbury's has launched a reverse vending machine trial at its Lincoln store and has announced plans to install water refilling stations at 326 of its UK stores. Read more
Recycling group Veolia and UK-based restaurant chain Leon have teamed up to trial a deposit-return scheme in the UK. Read more
Iceland claims that over 300,000 plastic bottles have been recycled through reverse vending machines located at its stores since it launched a reverse vending trial last year. Read more
Tesco has announced that it will launch a reverse vending machine trial in the UK, which will give money to consumers who deposit plastic bottles. Read more
Tomra has been chosen to aid the upcoming container deposit scheme in Queensland, Australia, and will operate ten container recycling sites in the state. Read more
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