Increase the Bottle Redemption Deposit and the Amount Retained by Bottle Redemption Centers
|Sponsor:||Representative Sheldon Hanington, House 142|
|Bill #:||LD 575|
1. Increases to 10¢ the deposit and refund value on refillable and nonrefillable beverage containers whose deposit and refund value is currently 5¢. This increase does not apply to wine and spirits containers;
2. Repeals the provision that authorizes the reduced handling fee for small brewers and water bottlers; and
3. Increases by 3¢ per returned container the reimbursement to the dealer or local redemption center for the cost of handling beverage containers beginning January 1, 2020.