Recycling – Time for National Deposit Legislation?

According to a “Commentary” published October 27, 2020 in the magazine Waste360 titled: “It’s Time for a National Deposit Law” “… Container deposits are … an immensely effective way to collect bottles and cans for recycling … Deposit laws work for one simple reason: Consumers have a direct economic interest in recycling … [Deposits] provide a consistent quantity of raw materials at a consistently high quality … deposit containers are the key for meeting the recycled content goals proclaimed by so many beverage companies … They are the easiest possible recycling option for people who live in apartments … They help avoid litter. They create jobs … Congress should enact a national beverage container deposit law … without deposits … [beverage manufacturers] will fail to meet their recycled content goals …” – The web link to the Commentary is included in the post on the home page of Plastic Food Packaging Waste News http://www.pfpw.news at https://pfpw.news/2020/10/29/recycling-time-for-national-deposit-legislation/ #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic #Recycling