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Cash for bottle deposits reduce containers in ocean by 40%

The verdicts out – research published in Marine Policy found that cash for container deposits directly reduce the amount of beverage containers in the ocean by 40%.

WA will begin the scheme in 2019 in the hopes of reducing the estimated 8 million metric tonnes of plastic that end up in the ocean every year.

On Perth Tonight Chris spoke to Oceans and Atmospheres Research Scientist at CSIRO, Qatar Schuyler about the findings.

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