It’s Time for a National Deposit Law (Commentary)

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Deposit laws work for one simple reason: Consumers have a direct economic interest in recycling. Deposits are not hidden in the price of a product. They are out in the open for all to see. Consumers know they have paid a refundable deposit when they purchase a beverage, and they know they will get their money back when they return the container. No other recycling option offers immediate payback. You can’t get any better than that. 

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