Pictured below is the litter rounded up on a 5 mile stretch of bike path today in Chelmsford...
If our Bottle Bill is expanded, this little gang would have a redemption value of 50 cents as opposed to the one soda can being worth 5 cents.
There was a good article in today's Boston Globe by David Abel which detailed the ongoing efforts to expand the Bottle Bill to include placing a redemption value on non-carbonated beverage containers: Expanded bottle law could be headed for ballot
I, for one, sure hope that all concerned work to find a solution. It's time to stop burying them in our landfills, burning them in our incinerators, and watching them float out to sea.