Group says 10 percent of California redemption centers closed this year

April 5th, 2016 - California has under-subsidized its container redemption centers to the tune of $43 million in recent years, leading a significant number of them to close, according to the Container Recycling Institute. Read More

Bottle Recycling Companies Lost $20 Million in 2015

April 5th, 2016 - California’s 2,100 certified beverage container recycling centers lost $20 million in 2015 because of “inadequate state payments,” according to the Container Recycling Institute. Read More

Deposit Law Under Fire by Massachusetts Beverage Association

April 1st, 2016 - Buoyed by victory two years ago in Massachusetts in defeating the expansion of the state’s bottle bill, the state’s beverage association is championing a new law, recently brought out of committee, to dismantle the deposit system altogether. Read More

Why recycling business is feeling so discarded these days

March 19th, 2016 - The recycling business stinks these days with the price of commodities, such as plastics, metal and paper, all in the dumps. Read More

Pressure mounts on California for deposit program reform

March 16th, 2016 - The Container Recycling Institute has called on California to increase the fees it pays to redemption centers to cover the cost of recycling PET beverage containers. Read More