Bottle bills on the move this legislative session


April 4th, 2013 - Two New England states ponder changes to their bottle bill, and an island territory struggles to get its going.  Two measures in the Vermont Legislature would expand the state's bottle bill to all recyclable beverage containers except those containing milk, reports vtdigger.org. The bills are currently being opposed by the Vermont Beverage Association.     Read More

Assembly seeks to expand Bottle Bill


March 19th, 2013 - ALBANY — Paying a nickel deposit for a sports drink or a bottled iced tea may seem like petty cash, but it adds up, and could mean $14 million in additional annual revenue for the state, according to a coalition of environmental and community groups.     Read More

Bottle bill update, continued


March 5th, 2013 - Two New England states ponder changes to their bottle bill, and an island territory struggles to get its going.     Read More

Vermonters: Support and Expand the Bottle Bill!


March 2nd, 2013 - VT - This week, the  Agency of Natural Resources released a draft Bottle Bill report looking at whether we should repeal, maintain, or expand the program.     Read More

With release of ANR Bottle Bill study imminent, groups call on legislature to expand the popular program


February 28th, 2013 - Montpelier, VT – An Agency of Natural Resources-commissioned Bottle Bill study is expected out this Friday which, despite the program’s overwhelming popularity and undisputed success, is likely to prompt a renewed debate over the future of the program.     Read More