The Massachusetts Senate has postponed a measure to expand the bottle deposit law to include plastic water bottles and other types of non-carbonated beverage containers, according to The Boston Globe in Boston, Mass. For the full story, click here.
Editor’s Insight: Massachusetts lawmakers deserve credit for deciding to study this proposal further before saddling consumers with an additional cost. The container deposit serves a good purpose, but there is a cost for it which ultimately gets passed on to consumers. 05-29-12 By Elliot Maras