Grannis, Pete
April 2009
New York State Conservationist;Apr2009, Vol. 63 Issue 5, preceding p2
The author talks about the benefits of the expansion of the Bottle Bill in New York to include water bottles in 2009. He cites that roadside litter has been reduced by 70% since the approval of the bill in 1982. He notes that the expansion of the bill will help in combating climate change. He states that the expanded bill will save barrels of oil through its provision that requires using recycled materials in manufacturing new products.


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