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Zero Waste Scotland works to inspire change.

We are leading everyone in Scotland to better understand how our lifestyles can impact the country and the wider world we all live in.

Zero Waste Scotland appoints Dominic Fry as new Chair

Zero Waste Scotland has appointed Dominic Fry as its new Chair, from 1st March 2024. 

As Chair of the Zero Waste Scotland Board, Dominic aims to help Scotland’s circular economy agency accelerate its ambition, leading the nation to use products and resources responsibly, through reduced and smarter consumption.

Photo of Dominic Fry - Chair of the Zero Waste Scotland Board
Pile of empty plastic water bottles

Deposit Return Scheme

It was announced on 7th June 2023 that the launch of Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme will be delayed until at least October 2025. The full statement is available to view online. 

We will continue to make updates to the deposit return information on our website as we get more details regarding the situation.

We have the facts to help everyone end the climate crisis by wasting less and making things last instead.