Published on the Packaging World Web site
| November 30, 1996
Oregon nixes expanded bottle-deposit law
Oregon voters decisively rejected a ballet initiative that would have expanded the current bottle-deposit law, which applies only to beer and carbonated beverages, to include more than 800 products, including paperboard packaging containers.
Opponents of the measure argued successfully that containers to be added to the law could be more efficiently and cost effectively recycled in other programs.
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