Deposit Laws in the News
October 17th, 2014
October 15th, 2014 - Mass - Depending on whom you ask, expanding the state’s 31-year-old bottle bill will either line politicians’ pockets, or it will help clear millions of plastic water, tea and “sports-drink” containers from roadsides and public places across Massachusetts.
October 15th, 2014 - BOSTON — For years, conservation and community groups went to the State House asking to expand the bottle bill to include plastic bottles of non-carbonated beverages, which were not common when the bottle bill was first passed.
October 15th, 2014 - In the United States alone, 1,500 plastic bottles of water are consumed every second. Every hour, Americans throw away, on average, about 2.5 million plastic bottles of all types.
October 14th, 2014 - SPRINGFIELD - Expanding the state's bottle bill to include water and juice containers could help keep discarded bottles out of the commonwealth's streets, sidewalks, parks, playgrounds and forests, according to backers