Deposit Laws in the News
July 4th, 2014

 

 

 

Hawaii

Hawaii fines OfficeMax and Genesis Today for bottle deposit violations

June 26th, 2014 - HAWAII - The Hawaii State Department of Health has fined OfficeMax, Inc. and Genesis for failing to file semi-annual reports on their beverage sales between July 1 and Dec. 31 of last year as required by the state's bottle deposit law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Australia

Vending machines let you exchange rubbish for rewards

June 30th, 2014 - AUS - According to the City of Sydney, around 15,000 bottles and cans across Australia are thrown into landfill waste or littered every hour, instead of being recycled -- about 58 percent of all recyclable material annually. To help minimise this waste, it is trialling Envirobank "reverse vending machines" on Dixon Street in Haymarket and Alfred Street in Circular Quay.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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