HASSO HERING

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Bottle Bill: Higher deposits, but why?

Written August 3rd, 2015 by Hasso Hering

Albany’s “BottleDrop” will open as scheduled, but not in time to prevent the state Bottle Bill from becoming more expensive to consumers in 2017. And the increase then may not be justified. Read on if you want to know why.


Two retailers join Albany ‘BottleDrop’

Written June 8th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

Two more retailers have decided to participate in the Albany bottle and can redemption center being planned by the Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative, says Cherilyn Bertges, the Portland-based cooperative’s public relations and outreach manager.


Albany to get its “BottleDrop”

Written June 4th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

An ad by the Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative in the University of Oregon’s magazine made me wonder whatever happened to the plans for a central redemption center in Albany. So I asked, and the news is that Albany will get one, probably by the end of August.


 
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