Exclude Cardboard Beverage Containers from the Laws Governing Returnable Beverage Containers

Last updated: May 1, 2017

Details about this bill
Category: Environmental
Status: Passed
Sponsor: Senator Tom Saviello, Senate 18 - Oxford County
Session: 128
Bill #: LD 227



UPDATE: This bill has passed the House and Senate and the bill was signed by the governor. It will take effect 90 days post-adjournment.


This bill excludes from the definition of "beverage container" in the laws governing returnable beverage containers a container composed of compressed recycled cardboard with a plastic liner.