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Oregon's Bottle Bill adds many more beverages Jan. 1

From kombucha to coffee, tea, juice, energy drinks.

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission reminded consumers and retailers on Friday that a wider variety of beverages, from energy drinks to kombucha, are being added to Oregon’s Bottle Bill and will have a refund value of 10 cents per container, starting Jan.  10 more words

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OLCC fines Walgreens $80,000 for Bottle Bill violations

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission last Friday ratified a stipulated settlement with Walgreen Co. out of Deerfield, Illinois for having 25 stores out of compliance with Oregon’s Bottle Bill requirements.  18 more words

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Bottle Bill Response

Particularly if you wrote your letter to Senator Witkos re: The Bottle Bill, you may have gotten a response stating that there are a number of bills floating around about bottle refunds, and that your rep. 428 more words

Urgent: Save CT's Open Space & Recycling

A state constitutional amendment to protect Connecticut’s Open Space is in jeopardy of falling through the legislative cracks! We need to contact our state representatives immediately to ensure the people of CT get a chance to vote on a land-preserving bill that has been years in the making. 343 more words


Bottle law: Double the deposit, double the bottles

Oregon’s bottle deposit and return rate doubled to 10 cents just over a month ago, and since that time the rate at which those items have been recycled has also gone up. 9 more words


Paul Hanneman, sponsor of Oregon's landmark bottle bill, dies at 81

Paul Hanneman, a former Oregon lawmaker best known for sponsoring the nation’s first law requiring beer and soda bottles to carry a deposit, died May 3.He was 81. 23 more words

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