UBC deposit return systems create more jobs, study says
Dec 20, 2011 | 12:58 PM
| Lisa Gordon
PITTSBURGH Returning used beverage cans (UBCs) that are earmarked for recycling in order to recoup a deposit creates more jobs than curbside efforts do, according to a recent study by the Container Recycling Institute (CRI).
The studytitled Returning to Work: Understanding the Domestic Jobs Impacts from Different Methods of Recycling Beverage Containersfound that 11 to 38 times more jobs are created in areas that offer a deposit return system. There are 3,700 redemption centers in the....
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