HOW DOES THE DEPOSIT SYSTEM WORK

This video shows how most deposit programs works. However BC is the exception because in BC retail stores limit their returns to 24 containers per person per day and instead independent bottle depots operators are licensed to accept unlimited container returns....

KIWI BOTTLE DRIVES

Taking the Long View Thursday, 6 July 2017, 4:39 pm Article: Gord Stewart Kiwi Bottle Drive sheds light on need for a container deposit scheme The Kiwi Bottle Drive is up and running. It’s a campaign to bring back a Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) in New Zealand. It...

California Beverage Container Recovery Rates Drop

Californians are recycling bottles less and less. Here's what's going on In a state that prides itself as a global leader in protecting the environment, recycling rates for beverage containers have dropped to their lowest point in almost a decade amid the continued...

SCRD CALLS ON PROVINCE TO FUND DEPOTS

Sean Eckford / Staff Writer July 9, 2017 06:00 AM The Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) wants the Ministry of Environment to fully fund depot recycling services on the Sunshine Coast. The SCRD’s depots are operated under contract and through the Recycle BC...