Environment Council of Rhode Island

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Bottle Bill – 5¢ Deposit on Bottles

General Bill Info

Legislative Topic: 
Waste
Bill Year: 
2020
Brief Bill Description: 

Creates a refundable five cent ($0.05) deposit for non-reusable beverage containers. A one cent ($0.01) handling fee would be paid by distributors.

Add to Agenda?: 
Consider Supporting
ECRI Org Member Interest: 
Legislative Activity Type: 
Bill