Deposit Laws in the News
September 5th, 2014

 

 

Massachussets

Battle over new bottle bill

September 1st, 2014 - MASS - Every morning on his walk to the T in Cambridge, Phil Sego stops to pick up the five or 10 empty juice or plastic water bottles he sees littering the street and sidewalk.

MASSPIRG’s Domenitz on WCVB: “On The Record” on the Bottle Bill

August 31st, 2014 - MASS - MASSPIRG’s Janet Domenitz spoke with WCVB’s Ed Harding and Janet Wu on WCVB’s “On The Record” on Aug. 31, 2014, discussing Ballot Question No. 2: The Bottle Bill, and the Stop Litter: Yes on 2 Campaign. View the two segments of the interview at the links below on WCVB’s website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canada

Call for deposits on Ontario soft drink containers

September 2nd, 2014 - CA - A highlight of the recent Zero Waste conference in Orillia, Ontario (August 10-11) was discussion of a policy idea for the Ontario government to accelerate the province toward a more sustainable future.

Call for deposits on Ontario soft drink containers

September 2nd, 2014 - CA - A highlight of the recent Zero Waste conference in Orillia, Ontario (August 10-11) was discussion of a policy idea for the Ontario government to accelerate the province toward a more sustainable future.

Samoa

Solution for Samoa's growing waste problem?

September 2nd, 2014 - Samoa - Despite Samoa's rising waste volumes, recyclers in the area 'don't have the machines to process the material here', Loane Sio points out. Exporting the waste for recycling is too expensive given the small returns. 'We need to diversify,' the businessman states.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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