Nine brewers join scheme to comply with waste packaging rules


The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) has welcomed nine new members to its SUSTAIN waste packaging compliance scheme.

Britain’s biggest brewer Molson Coors is one of the new members of the scheme that helps brewers to reduce the cost of buying Packaging Recovery Notes (PRNs).


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The nine new members are Molson Coors, Frederic Robinson, Harvey & Son, Joseph Holt, St Austell, JW Lees, Spirit, Enterprise Inns and Daniel Thwaites.

Existing members are Charles Wells, Hook Norton, Black Sheep, Fuller’s and Shepherd Neame.

BBPA chief executive and SUSTAIN director Brigid Simmonds said: “This is a great start to 2015, and shows that the SUSTAIN partnership is making the business case to BBPA members as well as delivering for the environment, by reducing waste. We look forward to recruiting further new members.”