Supermarket chains are launching a television ad to try to persuade voters to reject a ballot question to expand Massachusetts’ bottle deposit law.
Should We Expand The Bottle Bill?
Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin has announced the order of questions on the November ballot.
A measure expanding the state’s bottle law to include water and juice containers has been languishing on Beacon Hill for years.
Supporters of an effort to expand the state’s bottle deposit law to include plastic water bottles and other beverages pressed lawmakers on Tuesday to bring the bill up for a vote before the end of the legislative session.
The Massachusetts Senate has put aside an effort to expand the bottle deposit law to include plastic water bottles and other types of non-carbonated beverage containers.
Bottled water could be banned statewide as soon as next year.
A good idea who’s time has come.
It’s annoying to have that one bottle rejected from the machine because it wasn’t the right type.
Should the Bottle Bill be expanded to other bottles?