Bottle Bill Resource Guide

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Law Summary TBA
Date Implemented April 2011 [a]
Containers Covered All beverage containers
Beverages Covered


Refundable Deposit 

10¢ paid by manufacturer or importer
5¢ paid to consumer upon redemption

Fees and Taxes 


Recovery System

 Authorized redemption centers [a]

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.

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