Which Bottles & Cans Have Deposits? - Rethink Waste Project
Bottle & Can Deposit Increased to 10 cents on April 1st, 2017. Save those bottles and cans! Oregon was the first state to enact the Bottle Bill, and now we’re the first state in the nation to boost a previously established deposit amount. On April 1st our deposit went from 5 to 10 cents (even if it still says 5 cents on the label).Recycling / Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Rot, Recycle, and Rethink,Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Rot, Recycle, and Rethink. In Alaska, we face a challenge with recycling. Recycling is expensive, resource intensive, and limited. As Alaskans, we need to exhaust all our options prior to recycling and disposal. To archive such goals we must focus our energy on reducing, reusing and composting (Rot).Is it time to rethink recycling? Shifting responsibility,,Companies can set up any sort of recycling system they want — they can continue to fund curbside pickup and pay a recycler to process the material, or they can switch to some sort of drop-off method and opt to do the recycling in-house — the only stipulation being that they have some sort of a take-back and recycling program in place.