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Bottle Deposits Could Be Doubled By Lawmakers Or Scrapped Altogether

April 5th, 2017 - In a growing trend, about half of the bottles and cans in Connecticut are never redeemed – to the tune of more than 600 million containers per year. That's a lot of nickels. But the supermarkets and distributors don't keep all those nickel deposits. Instead, the money goes to the state, adding up to more than $30 million per year. Read More