SB 38

Bill Assigning Responsibility For Recycling Bottles & Cans To Beverage Industry Passes CA Senate In Major Consumer Victory

Sacramento, CA — SB 38 (D-Wieckowski), a bill to overhaul the state’s bottle deposit program by forcing the beverage industry to create an accessible recycling and redemption system for...

New Report Illustrates California’s Broken CRV Recycling System And Bill To Help Fix It

By Staff Reporters, KCRW 89.9 FM NPR Santa Monica, CA June 2, 2021 Click here to listen to the audio of this radio broadcast segment.

Waste Haulers Are Driving California’s Bottle Deposit System Failure, New Report Reveals, As Lawmakers Consider System Run By Beverage Industry

Los Angeles, CA— A muckraking report on the reasons for the failure of California’s bottle deposit system, which currently has a 57% redemption rate, puts the blame on the...

Vanishing Recycling Centers Prompt New Bill Making Beverage Industry Responsible For Bottles, Cans

By Michael Finney, KGO ABC TV-7 San Francisco, CA May 25, 2021 SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Have you tried lately to return bottles or cans and get your nickels and dimes?...

Undercover Video Shows West LA Senior Citizen Illegally Refused Bottle and Can CRV Deposit By Grocers Due To “Covid,” Stockpiles Thousands of Cans

Los Angeles, CA — Nancy Hannickel, 75, a long-time resident of West Los Angeles, has bags of thousands of bottles and cans in her yard that carry a California...

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