SNS and retailers’ union ZO are protesting deposit-return scheme for PET bottles


The coalition party SNS and retailers’ union ZO are protesting the Environment Ministry’s plan to adopt a deposit-return scheme for PET bottles and drink cans. SNS is concerned the high implementation costs would increase drink prices in Slovakia. Interestingly, the party came up with a special levy on retailers that will increase food prices. (

ZO claims “the impact on retailers would be devastating“, as smaller stores would not be able to cope with the scheme’s logistics. It points out that as much as 70% of the PET bottles are being recycled now in Slovakia, and driving the share to over 90% would be too costly. PET bottles only account for 4-5% of all plastic packaging.



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Táto správa je z Ekonomiky DNES, denného prehľadu najdôležitejších ekonomických správ zo Slovenska.

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