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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

Environment

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

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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

Oregon Legislature

WMSBF Offering Make-Up Bottle Bill Tour

Back by popular demand, West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum will host a tour of the Schupan Recycling Wyoming Facility on Tuesday, May 23 from 10 am to 11:30 am.  121 more words

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Bottle Redemption Programs On Statehouse Chopping Blocks

By SUSAN HAIGH
Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBS Connecticut and AP) – As curbside recycling has grown, environmentalists around the United States find themselves fighting to protect decades-old bottle recycling programs that critics say are becoming obsolete. 554 more words

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