The moment for the U.S. to hold corporations accountable for packaging waste is now. But to get there, we need to pass strong legislation that sets clear, enforceable reuse standards.
Modern Bottle Recycling
Vermont Governor Phil Scott vetoed a critical bill (H.158) that would have expanded and modernized the state’s Bottle Bill Program.
Environmentalists cite environmental and economic benefits when calling on on Massachusetts legislators to expand and modernize the state’s Bottle Bill program.
We may think bottle bill programs are all about refundable deposits, but when designed in the right way, a bottle bill can create a recycling and reuse program that works for everyone.
Lawmakers and advocates in two states take important steps toward improving recycling and reuse through bottle bills.