Millions of people affected by bottle bill outcome

By Jonathan Satriale

4/25/2014

Whether you are for or against an expanded bottle bill, millions of people and hundreds of businesses will be affected by a possible expansion. Updating the existing Massachusetts Container Recovery Law of 1982, the bottle bill, will mean adding a nickel deposit to just about every beverage container sold in Massachusetts. This could be good news for the environment, but it may affect how everyday people recycle and it will certainly impact the stores who have to take back the containers. Watch this video report to meet some of the people who could be affected by a change to the bottle bill:

About Jonathan Satriale 4 Articles
Jonathan Satriale is the Technology Director for the School of Communication at Emerson College and a freelance environmental journalist. Prior to joining Emerson College, Satriale worked for NY1 News and Time Inc. New Media in New York City.