first bottle deposit scheme tested by pret a manger - plastic water bottle suppliers
The deposit plan for plastic bottles will be tested by Pret A Manger for the first time in the UK.
Sandwich chain stores plan to charge a refundable deposit of 10 p on their own-
There are brand plastic bottles in all three stores in Brighton.
Michael Gove, the environment minister, is considering whether England should follow the example of Scotland, promising to launch a mandatory bottle storage plan to reduce garbage and increase recycling.
In the UK, plastic beverage bottles are recycled, while in Norway, plastic beverage bottles have reverse vending machines that refund the deposit 10 p to 25 p depending on the size of the bottle.
Clive Schlee, Pret's chief executive, said he hoped the trial would begin in April.