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The last government introduced a 5p charge on plastic bags, which cut the number issued at tills by more than 70 per cent.
The Government is now working on plans to ban plastic microbeads in products to protect the oceans.
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Campaigners argue the next step is to deal with plastic bottle blight by introducing a scheme charging a deposit of 10p to 20p.
The newsagents federation NFRN has welcomed a decision by Payzone to reconsider key points in a new contract it was trying to introduce with its retailer customers.
“In the interim we wish to work with them on a number of important clauses and charges still within the new contract that we believe require further review.
The bottles – along with cans, coffee cups, cigarette packs and other litter – are scarring towns, parks, rivers and beaches.
Some are burned for power but the majority end up in landfill sites.
The Scottish Government is considering a trial, and last month Coca-Cola announced it would back the scheme.
Now, the NFRN’s decision also to throw its weight behind trials in Scotland has been announced at the federation’s conference in Dundee.