Posts tagged as deposit system

Drink producers worried about deposit system competition

Monday, August 24, 2020

The State Environmental Service (VVD) will choose the operator of the packaging deposit system at the end of September. Producers of beverages are concerned about putting the system in the hands of an uncontrolled merchant, since the competition places little role on the operator being a producer of beverages, Latvian Radio reported August 21. VVD is still working on the procedures for evaluating applicants for the deposit system operator, which is scheduled…

Bill to allow to include liquor bottles in package deposit system

Monday, March 2, 2020

The Ministry of the Environment is preparing a bill that would allow to make also bottles of strong alcohol part of the package deposit system in Estonia, Postimees reported. Liquor bottles are not currently included in the system as the bottle refund machines originally installed in Estonia would not have been able to identify liquor bottles due to their very different shape. Also after the change concerning bottles of strong…