How serialisation and blockchain can transform deposit return systems (DRS)
DRS first appeared in 1984 and essentially operate the same way today. Duncan Midwood explains how 21st century technologies are set to transform the Circular Economy and DRS in particular - eliminating fraud, slashing costs and influencing consumer recycling behaviour at a deeper level.
They can eliminate the need for reverse vending machines and even offer a home-based solution.
The new generation of DRS enables countries around the World, who would struggle to justify the huge costs of conventional DRS, to access their huge benefits.