Westmeath Cafe Customers Reluctant To Take Home Cans After DRS Implementation

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The Deposit Return Scheme has faced broad criticism from businesses in the midlands.

A Westmeath cafe says it's struggling to convince customers to take home their cans, after the introduction of the Deposit Return Scheme.

The initiative has been criticised by many businesses in the midlands since it was implemented in February, with it facing a number of teething issues.

Sip Coffee and Garden in Ballymore says staff regularly have to encourage customers to take home their cans so they can be deposited into a machine.

Owner Nicky O'Callaghan says her staff should be focused on getting the next table ready:

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