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Latvia container return rate hits 80 per cent

Exactly two years after the launch of Latvia’s deposit return system (DRS), operator Depozīta Iepakojuma Operators (DIO) has announced that the DRS achieved a landmark 80 per cent of eligible drink containers returned for recycling. Launched in February 2022, Latvia’s DRS has thereby already reached the EU Single-Use Plastic Directive’s goal of separately collecting 77 per cent of…

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