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Bottle bills and curbside recycling

James E McCarthy

Bottle bills and curbside recycling

are they compatible?

by James E McCarthy

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beverage containers -- Recycling -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Beverage containers -- Recycling -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames E. McCarthy
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1993, reel 5, fr. 00769
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination34 p.
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15460787M

    The ten states with bottle bills recycle between 80 – 90% of all beverage containers, while Hawai`i currently recycles approximately 20%. According to the Container Recycling Institute, the bottle bill states recycle more beverage containers than the other 40 states combined. Bottle bills and municipal curbside collection provide recycling incentives from SCCO at University of Ontario Institute of Technology.

    Since recycling is a program handled by city government it is important to contact your city leaders about instigating a recycling program in your city. Other cities in Utah that currently have a curbside recycling program are: Salt Lake City, South Jordan, Lindon, Saratoga Springs, Highland, American Fork, and . Curbside Recycling is available to Idaho Falls, Ammon, and Rigby residents (and some surrounding areas). - All material can be comingled (mixed) together! No sorting necessary. - Your container will be serviced every two weeks on the same day as trash pickup (in most cases) - Container must be placed at least 4 feet apart from trash containers.

    used in the sorting process. Look for community glass recycling sites that are available. Styrofoam - All peanuts and other packing materials. Please remove these items from the cardboard boxes you may be recycling. Other items - Wax coated cardboard, clothing, paint, e-waste, Size: 86KB.   Today: Similar "bottle bills" exist in nine other states. Effects Recycling rates of beverage containers, just 56 percent in , have reached 82 percent today.


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Bottle bills and curbside recycling by James E McCarthy Download PDF EPUB FB2

There are ten states in the United States with container deposit legislation, popularly called "bottle bills" after the Oregon Bottle Bill, the first such legislation that was passed. Container deposit legislation (CDL) requires a refundable deposit on certain types of recyclable beverage containers in order to ensure an increased recycling rate.

Bottle bills and curbside recycling collection Three important questions about bever- age container deposit legislation (“bottle bilis”) are often confused. First, does adoption of a bottle bill financially hurt existing curbside recycling collection pro- grams.

Second, does a bottle bill make. The Bottle Bill Resource Guide is an ongoing project of the Container Recycling Institute, dedicated to providing comprehensive information about beverage container deposit. Bottle Bills Complement Curbside Recycling Programs ; Bottle Bills Create Jobs ; Maharashtra, India Law Summary: On Ma the Indian state of Maharashtra issued a Notification [1] to place deposits on single-use PET plastic beverage bottles and milk pouches.

[2] The Bottle Bill Resource Guide is an ongoing project of the. Instead, many will toss it in a nearby garbage can, or worse, litter. “Bottle bills,” which result in the recycling of approximately 90 percent of all beverage containers, is especially well-suited as a companion to a curbside program, which, at best, collects only % of the containers.

Litter. Because there is no economic incentive to. Bottle Bills The Container Recycling Institute is one of the country's foremost advocates of beverage container deposit legislation (commonly known as bottle bills). Beverage containers make up a large portion of litter Bottle bills and curbside recycling book the United States, and deposit laws are known for achieving a high recycling rate for beverage containers and reducing.

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Most of the bills were implemented in the s and ’80s, when curbside recycling was nearly nonexistent. If one were introduced now, some worry that a bottle redemption program would compete with existing recycling programs in Colorado, which depend on fluctuating, and frequently unstable, global markets.

Backers of the bottle bill have argued that switching the containers to the widespread curbside and drop-off recycling services in Iowa would reduce the number of returned containers and increase litter in ditches. But return rates have fallen in recent years as the nickel deposit in place since continued to lose : Perry Beeman.

The Oregon Bottle Bill is a container-deposit legislation enacted in the U.S. state of Oregon in and went into effect in October and it was the first such legislation in the United States. It has been amended in and It requires applicable beverages in applicable sizes in glass, plastic or metal cans or bottles sold in Oregon to be returnable with a minimum refund d by: 56th Oregon Legislative Assembly.

A local opinion poll showed 70% support for the bottle bill over curbside. The beverage/retail industry has expressed concern for the burden placed on the retailer to take back the empties, making claims that it will cause unsanitary conditions in storage areas and be impossible for small stores with little space.

InPepsi set a goal: The company wanted to help raise the recycling rate for drink containers in the U.S.

from around 38% to 50%.The company and PepsiCo Foundation spent $55 million on Author: Adele Peters. "Apo" our hardcover book about the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, has been released.

Order for $ News. Curbside recycling cleans up but 'bottle bill' is best. Bill. Curbside Recycling: Plastics and Program Characteristics • September Minnesota Pollution Control Agency 4 • 60 percent of net revenue • 90 percent of net revenue • 20 percent of revenue after processing costs • percent after processing • $ per month, or $ per ton of fibers collected, whichever is greater.

Bottle bills, while having achieved partial success, should be integrated into overall recycling programs, which include office paper and newspaper recycling, cardboard collection from commercial establishments, curbside recycling, establishment of buy-back recycling centers, wood waste and metal recycling, glass and bottle collection from bars.

Interestingly, states with bottle deposit programs have higher recycling rates. The 11 states with bottle bills have a 44% recycling rate for PET plastic bottles, while the 39 states without bottle bills recycle only 14% of their plastic bottles.

I asked PepsiCo if the company supports bottle deposit legislation, and I received the expected answer. When you have a bottle bill, you take those cans and bottles out of the curbside recycling program and remove the major portion of the scrap value the [community] recycler gets,'' says Jim Author: Elizabeth A.

Brown. One of the easiest ways to recycle right is to make sure what you're putting in the recycling bin is empty, clean and dry. Food and liquids in recyclables can allow mold to grow, which make the materials unacceptable for recycling.

Containers that previously contained food or liquid should be rinsed to remove food and liquid residue. Curbside Recycling: Plastic bottle: pop, soda, water, tea, juice: Empty and rinse. Replace caps & lids.

Curbside Recycling: Plastic bottle cap (loose) Must be attached to a bottle to recycle. Household Garbage: Plastic cup lid: Coffee cup lids, soda cup lid: Household Garbage: Plastic detergent bottle.

Curbside Recycling Guide The guidelines have 2 pages: hover over the image below to see the navigation bar at the bottom. Click here for a printable version of the guide. Some states, like CA, CT, OR, IA, MI, ME, VT, MA and NY, have ‘bottle bill’ laws that allow for a per-bottle deposit when bottles are brought to return centers or retailers for recycling.

Please refer to your community’s recycling guidelines for local program information.While magazine subscriptions are on a recent decline and book sales are holding steady, it’s likely you have a stockpile of both these products on your coffee table, in your bookshelf or collecting dust in the you’re ready to clean them out, hopefully recycling is on your mind.

Both books and magazines fall under the category of mixed paper, which also includes catalogs and. Don't let grocery lobbyists scrap bottle bill without replacement plans in place. Don't let so-called comprehensive recycling plan persuade you the existing bottle recycling law isn't working.