Update Beverage Container Deposits and Redemption Values
|Sponsor:||Representative Seth Berry, House 67|
|Bill #:||LD 579|
1. Increases to 15¢ the deposit and refund value on refillable and nonrefillable beverage containers whose deposit and refund value is currently 5¢. The bill also increases from 5¢ to 15¢ the deposit and refund value of wine and spirits containers of 50 milliliters or less, and from 15¢ to 45¢ the deposit and refund value of wine and spirits containers of greater than 50 milliliters; and
2. Triples the amount per returned container of reimbursement to the dealer or local redemption center for the cost of handling beverage containers beginning January 1, 2020.