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Oregon"s bottle bill two years later

Don Waggoner

Oregon"s bottle bill two years later

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Published by Columbia Group Press in [Portland?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oregon
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental protection -- Oregon -- Law and legislation.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      Statementby Don Waggoner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC107.O73 E58
      The Physical Object
      Pagination134 p. in various pagings :
      Number of Pages134
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5248938M
      LC Control Number75321279

      BottleDrop account holders will not be charged a processing fee for bags deposited at a DRC, and those bags will not count toward the 15 bag per quarter limit for green bags. This bill died in the House on a vote, largely due to a promise by the beverage industry to find suitable solutions to the litter problem for the Legislature to consider. Plastic bottles can be recycled at curbside, but most often they aren't. The most applicable study of financial results of a state bottle bill was conducted in Iowa in

      Since water distributors are not generally franchised, though, there is real potential for one distributor to collect deposits on water bottles but another distributor having to redeem those bottles and pay out refunds that they never collected as deposits. But as much as any other piece of legislation, it was the Oregon Bottle Bill, signed into law in Julywhich has defined how Oregonians think of themselves and their environment. Bottle bill: The House passed a sweeping revision by a vote; the Senate, initially, by along party lines. As coolers increased in popularity, efforts were made to include them in the bottle bill. Willamette Week 's Nigel Jaquiss was uncertain about the environmental benefits but opined "the increase will create a big payday for the companies that distribute beer and soda. The immediate effect of the bottle bill was a sharp reduction in both cans and non-refillable bottles.

      He and Gilliam blame the decline on the slow rollout of off-site BottleDrop redemption centers. Inlawmakers, mostly Democrats, expanded Oregon's pioneering Bottle Bill. When completed, the Task Force issued a number of recommendations, including the following four key recommendations: a To support an industry proposal for the beverage industry to set up and run a statewide system of redemption centers b To expand the list of beverages to include sports drinks, coffees, teas, juices, wines, liquors and other beverages, excluding milk or milk substitutes c To increase the refund value of beverage containers to 10 cents d That a goal be set for an 80 percent return rate under the proposed system. The legislature last session authorized a redemption center pilot project in conjunction with expanding the Bottle Bill. This significantly reduced costs involved in redeeming and storing containers.


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Oregon"s bottle bill two years later by Don Waggoner Download PDF Ebook

The non-detachable pull-tab commonly used today was not available inand other designs for can lids were not widely used.

A decade ago, one in 10 bottles was made of plastic; now more than one in four is plastic. Although this legislation received considerable support, it did not pass, as the beverage industry successfully argued that it needed more time to fully implement water bottle redemption and for the Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative to gain more experience before being handed an entirely new set of requirements to implement.

Bags are purchased from participating retailers in a 10 pack.

Three big changes to Oregon's famous bottle bill

In August, WW filed a public records request with the OLCC for the statistics that would show how many bottles and cans weren't redeemed. However, the store or distributor may not refuse to hand count or to accept containers through their reverse vending machine if the customer chooses to be paid 10 cents for each container.

It's a symbol of what it means to be an Oregonian. Lawmakers believed in the promise of BottleDrop sites and in their own abilities to recapture the magic of Tom McCall's era. The requirements are dependent on whether the size of the store is greater than or equal to 5, square feet, distance from the redemption center, and the retailer's Oregons bottle bill two years later book in the program.

Oregons bottle bill two years later book are links to the Bottle Bill Task Force final report and to some of the information and analysis provided by DEQ to the task force.

Andersen recently hired former Rep. Although litter reduction was the primary goal of the bottle bill inanother goal was to promote the use of refillable bottles. Oregon has one of the highest overall rates of recycling in the country, recycling nearly half of the solid waste we generate.

Financing these programs are the responsibility of the beverage industry and consumers. For cans it was probably not the deposit that had the largest effect but that the bottle bill also prohibited cans with easily detachable pull-tabs.

He reports one of his business' security camera was ripped off and had someone break into his practice' bathroom to use drugs. Published February 1, Updated March 17, On April 1, the deposit for returnable cans and bottles in Oregon will increase for the first time in history.

Express locations are not staffed. She told KGW "retail grocers in her district every day are overwhelmed with massive bottle returns from the Washington side of river, sometimes by the pickup load.

The original language included carbonated and malt beverages only because these were the most common containers disposed of along Oregon highways. Recycling also was not as big an issue in the early s as it is today. Aluminum cans are re-smelted and turned into new cans.

He also says his clients might accept adding plastic bottles to the deposit law, but expanding it much beyond that doesn't make sense.Mar 17,  · Oregon's Beach and Bottle Bills: The Inside Story [Paul A Hanneman] on galisend.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The two legislative Acts featured in this book have been termed “First in the Nation” and “Landmark Legislation of the 20th Century.” They're called “The Oregon Story/5(2).

Jan 09,  · Oregon was the first state in the United States to enact a bottle deposit, in The bill, which was implemented inadded five cents to the price of canned and bottled beer, malt.

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Thirty-five years later, the law that sparked a national recycling ethic has become the Rip Van Winkle of environmental legislation, awakening to an alien world of.Oregon's bottle bill: An overview (Research monograph / Legislative Research) [Melanie Zermer] on galisend.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying galisend.com: Melanie Zermer.Apr 22,  · With the Bottle Bill, the financial incentive to recycle has lead ebook vast decreases in litter in the bottle bill states.

After enacting a bottle bill, New York enjoyed a 70 - 80% reduction in beverage container litter[1], while Oregon saw an 83% decrease[2].