bottle bill

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Noun1.bottle bill - a statute that would require merchants to reclaim used bottles
bill, measure - a statute in draft before it becomes law; "they held a public hearing on the bill"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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For instance, collecting bottles and cans from remote communities in the Northern Territory, where container deposit legislation was introduced in January, uses a lot of fuel for the trucks carting them.
While recycling rates of 70 percent and higher are being achieved in states with container deposit legislation, "the beverage industry actively oppose[s] container deposit systems without putting forth a sustainable plan capable of achieving comparable U.S.

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