Congress eyes new 'bottle bill.'
- Yes: They're not perfect, but deposit systems can save the environment--and money. Saphire, David // Beverage Industry;May95, Vol. 86 Issue 5, p25
Focuses on the importance of legislation mandating deposits on bottles and cans in 10 states in the United States. Environmental benefits; Recycling rates; Quality of container materials; Reuse of refillable bottles; Reduction in volume of roadside litter; Operation costs.
- No: Forced deposits would destroy curbside programs and raise prices. Galanis, Gary // Beverage Industry;May95, Vol. 86 Issue 5, p25
Criticizes the national forced deposit laws in the United States. Increase in product prices; Depression of sales; Reduction of tax collections; Elimination of curbside recycling programs; Need for aluminum cans; Aggravation of roadside litter.
- Ky. bottle bill dying. Toloken, Steve // Waste News;03/16/98, Vol. 3 Issue 44, p12
Reports that the Kentucky Legislature relegated a broad bottle bill proposal to a two-year long study committee. Impact of the move; What the bill would have done; Details on the opposition to the bill; Comments by Barbara Rhoads, administrative assistance to House Majority Leader Greg Stumbo.
- NEW GERMAN DEPOSIT LAW SHAKES UP INDUSTRY. // BioCycle;Apr2003, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p8
Reports on a deposit law on beverage cans and bottles in Germany. Deposit ranges; Beverage industry's fight to oppose the law; Impact of the law on sales of beverages.
- Bottle laws face scrutiny. Halal, Ann Marie // Waste News;11/11/96, Vol. 2 Issue 26, p1
Reports on deposit legislation on beverage containers in the United States. Examination of bottle bills and their future; Reference to Oregon's Measure 37, a proposal to expand the state's landmark bill; Background information on enacted container-deposit laws with the goal of recycling the...
- Beverage containers: Still a target. Stack, Gifford // Beverage World;04/15/97, Vol. 116 Issue 1636, p156
Discusses legislation which target beverage containers in the United States. Recycling success; Provisions of three bills designed to change Oregon's 25-year-old bottle bill; Expanded bottle bill in New York and Vermont; Industry opposition to bottle bills; Excerpts from magazine articles;...
- Massachusetts: Hearing on Bottle Bills Held. // GPP eNews;7/22/2011, p10
The article reports about the hearings of the Committee on Telecommunication, Utilities and Energy about the expansion of the bottle bill law which plans to cover other beverage containers.
- Toronto tackles bottle bill. Greczyn, Mary // Waste News;02/09/98, Vol. 3 Issue 39, p1
States that during the week of February 9, 1998, a move toward a mandatory deposit system for beverage containers was made in Ontario, by the Toronto City Council. Details on the proposal; Comments from Judy Sgro, City Councillor; Inclusions in the proposed system; What instigated the pursuit...
- Death by "Seinfeld" for Colorado bottle bill. // Resource Recycling;Mar2011, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p60
The article reports on the postponement of House Bill 1247, a bill which was introduced in Colorado Assembly to develop a container deposit program for beverage containers, as voted by the Republicans in the House Committee on State, Veterans & Military Affairs.