Zero waste


Read our introduction to zero waste article.

Deposit Return Scheme (DRS)

Public onsultation for a UK DRS happened in 2019. We are now to wait until 2024 for a DRS to be launched. Concerns are that the UK government's proposals for a DRS would be ineffectual.

Take action

  • Sign and share GAIA's global petition to governments and financial institutions calling for the implementation of zero waste systems.
  • Take our simple action to contact your local representatives to ask for the implementation of a system of zero waste.
  • Sign The Campaign to Protect Rural England's petition for an effective DRS by 2023.
  • Correspondence

    We wrote to local MPs to make the social, environmental, and economical case for zero waste. The correspondence with Robert Buckland includes details on the Deposit Return Scheme (DRS).:

  • Correspondence with Justin Tomlinson
  • Correspondence with Robert Buckland
  • Awaiting response...