Environment Minister Aaron Farrugia announced on Monday that people will be able to exchange plastic bottles fro 10c each.

Within the next 14 months, 350 vending machines are to be places around Malta and Gozo, from which people can return empty plastic bottles for 10c each.

Farrugia also said that a new plastic bottle recycling centre is going to be built in Hal Far as part of a €15 million investment in the project.

The aim is for 85% of plastic bottles used in Malta and Gozo to get recycled.

This project was announced in 2017 however was delayed for multiple reasons.

What are your opinions on this new scheme and will you be using it?