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Revisions to bottle law?

Returns at stores could be optional

September 26, 2013

TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — Retailers might be allowed to choose whether to continue accepting returned drink bottles and cans under a plan to improve Michigan’s lackluster performance in recycling solid......

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arealyooper

Sep-26-13 5:15 PM

I buy all my beer and soda in Wisconsin, it is cheaper,and there is no deposit!! Then we just throw the bottles and cans in the recycle bin and the garbage man takes them away. Thanks Wisconsin !!!!!

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BravesRock

Sep-26-13 12:42 PM

Ten cents is fine, but the deposit should be extended to all beverages, not just carbonated ones. There is plenty of litter out there from sports drinks, teas, bottled water, etc.

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perplexed

Sep-26-13 11:07 AM

How much money is being paid under the table to the members of the House and Senate by the retailers. Follow the money - they want it passed and they are attempting to buy it. wake up and smell the roses.

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BallsDeep

Sep-26-13 11:00 AM

The state should increase deposit to 20 cents. It would encourage recycling, & hobos could make a better living...but wait, I don't think they can change the deposit because there will always be cans/bottles floating around with 10 cent deposits on them, & they would be returned for 20 cents, so actually store owners would take a huge loss because of that...nevermind.

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