Md. bill aimed at lifting UBC recycling rates
Jan 15, 2013 | 05:35 PM
| Nathan Laliberte
NEW YORK A new bill that sponsors say could raise Marylands recovery rates for used beverage containers (UBCs) to 75 percent will be introduced in the states General Assembly later this month.
The bill would introduce a 5-cent redemption incentive, encourage the establishment of redemption centers controlled by the county, and allow licensed retail stores to opt in on a voluntary basis.
If approved, the "Recycle for Real" program, to be introduced by state delegate Maggie McIntosh (R., Baltimore), would add the 5-cent deposit to the states existing curbside pickup program. Containers could also be returned to redemption centers for deposit, where beneficiators would clean, separate and sell material directly back to manufacturers.....
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