Monday, March 7, 2011

DEP: Bottle Bill is a Proven Way to Increase Recycling

Saturday, March 5, 2011

At the Mass. Association of Conservation Commissions Annual Conference at Holy Cross College Worcester, Ken Kimmell, Commissioner of DEP in his keynote address called upon the assembled 700 Conservation Commissioners and interested conservationists to help DEP promote and pass the Expanded Bottle Bill. Saying it was a proven way to increase recycling, promote a cleaner environment from less litter and less waste, and noting that recycling reduces municipal budgets, the Commissioner asked for direct assistance in working with DEP to see that the bottle bill is expanded to water and non-carbonated beverage containers.

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