Connecticut lawmakers vote to increase bottle deposit fee to 10¢

June 7, 2021

New legislation will revamp Connecticut’s decades-old bottle bill, if Gov. Ned Lamont’s puts his signature on it.

Last week, Connecticut’s Senate and House of Representatives overwhelming voted in favor of SB 1037, which by 2024 would increase bottle deposit values from 5¢ to 10¢. The bill also calls for accepting more types of beverage containers.



Online Magazine Argues Bottle Bills Haven’t Kept Up With Inflation

Aug. 27, 2013
A recent article in Slate, a daily general-interest magazine on the Web, which delivers analysis and commentary news, discusses how most bottle deposits remain at a nickel, the...