Benefits of container deposit laws

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Posted on July 14, 2016 – Beverage container deposit laws, commonly known as “bottle bills,” have played key roles in raising global recycling rates over the past 30 years.  Deposit laws have been implemented in 23 countries including the U.S., where ten states currently have laws in place. Container deposit systems encourage product stewardship and consumer responsibility, and greatly reduce plastic pollution in our oceans and on coastal lands.  Follow the link below to learn more about the benefits of “bottle bills.”

http://www.container-recycling.org/images/stories/PDF/Australia_Press_Release672016.pdf