Thanks to all those who attended our Take Back Exemptions Webinar on Thursday 24 August. We are delighted to share the slide deck and webinar outcomes with everyone. To view the slide deck, please click here and to view the webinar outcomes, click here.
Please note: All ‘Retailers’ that sell ‘in-scope’ drinks containers have a legal obligation to register with Re-turn. Following registration with Re-turn, Retailers can then apply for a Take Back Exemption.
Retailers and Producers can now access the step-by-step guide for online registration. To assist with Retailer registration, please click here and for the video version of the guide, please click here. For Producer and product registration, please click here and for the video version of the guide, please click here.
Re-turn are pleased to share the Retailer Toolkit brand guidelines to assist in creating and raising awareness of the Deposit Return Scheme and the go live date of 1 February 2024. To view the Retailer Toolkit brand guidelines, click here. The Retailer Toolkit brand assets will
Re-turn have announced the Take Back Exemptions for Deposit Return. Please note that all ‘Retailers’ that sell in-scope drinks, are legally obliged to register with Re-turn. ‘Retailers’ are defined in the Separate Collection (Deposit Return Scheme) Regulations 2021 as any person who for the purpose of trade or otherwise in the course of business sells… Continue reading Take Back Exemptions Announced
As all Retailers who sell ‘in scope’ drinks containers are legally obligated to register with Re-turn (Separate Collection Legislation) to achieve EU recycling targets, the Re-turn team have created a Retailer Handout which provides summary information on all aspects of the Scheme and how it will operate. This includes an overview on the role of… Continue reading Retailer Handout
The Re-turn Retailer Membership Rules are now confirmed and to view the full Re-turn Membership rules document, please click here. Alternatively, if you would like to view the summary document outlining key obligations for Retailers, please click here.
As we prepare to go live on 1 February 2024, it is essential that all in scope drinks containers meet the Technical & Labelling specifications as laid out in the Re-turn Technical & Labelling Specifications manual. Producers should assess containers against the following criteria: Does it meet the specification for container dimensions in terms of… Continue reading Producer Product Testing Now Open
In preparation for go live on 1 February, 2024, Re-turn is pleased to announce that we will host a Retailer Roadshow at 11 locations nationwide. The Roadshow takes place from June 12 until July 19 across the country, and will provide Retailers with information and support on how to prepare for the new national Deposit… Continue reading Retailer Roadshow
The Minister of State with responsibility for Communications and Circular Economy, Ossian Smyth, today launched Ireland’s national Deposit Return Scheme (DRS). It is estimated that about 1.9 billion drinks bottles and cans are consumed each year in Ireland, in-house and ‘on the go’. The Deposit Return Scheme aims to boost the recycling rate for these… Continue reading Minister Smyth launches Ireland’s Deposit Return Scheme