About Bottle Bills
A bottle bill, or container deposit law, requires a refundable deposit on beverage containers to ensure that the containers are returned for recycling. In this section, you can find out how bottle bills work and their history.
The beverage and grocery industry, and other groups who oppose deposits, frequently try to thwart their passage or get them repealed by propagating half-truths and misleading information. The Myths and Facts section offers another viewpoint.