Declaration on Deposit and Return Systems (metal cans)
PRO EUROPE Comments on:
WRITTEN DECLARATION 20.10.2008 0091/2008
by Hélène Goudin, Nils Lundgren, Henrik Lax and John Bowis
on co-ordination of deposit and return systems for metal beverage cans in the European Union
PRO EUROPE members have a number of concerns over the introduction of deposit systems on non-refillable drinks containers. In almost all EU Member states, comprehensive and effective collection and recycling systems have already been established through legislation put into place under the Packaging Directive.