Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber signed a wide-ranging revamp of the state's bottle bill, according to The Oregonian in Portland, Ore.
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Editor's Insight: Oregon refreshment service operators will find it in their interest to encourage consumers to redeem their used beverage containers. According to this report, the nickel deposit will increase to a dime if redemption rates fall below 80 percent two years in a row; currently redemption rates average 75 percent. 06-13-11 by Elliot Maras