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Law Summary  
Date Implemented April 2011[a]
Beverages Covered  
Containers Covered All beverage containers
Deposits 10¢ paid by manufacturer or importer
5¢ paid to consumer upon redemption
Fees / Taxes  
Recovery System Authorized redemption centers[a]
Unclaimed Deposits  
Program Success  


Deposits go into a fund and the unreturned 5¢ is used for program administration.


a. Source: "Beverage Container Deposit System Begins." Pacific Wasteline. Page 3. June 2011.

Updated December 5, 2011

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