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|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Returns from the Empire State.|
|Author||Hertzberg, R. ;|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.|
|Additional Subjects||New York ; Beverage containers ; Container deposits ; Metal recycling ; Solid waste management ; Rates(Costs) ; Reprints ;|
This article relates some of the history surrounding beverage container deposit legislation in New York and then considers several key topics: mechanics of the law; return rates; container mix; the situation in New York City; the role of distributors; third-party sorting operations; unresolved problems; proposals for change; and the connection among deposit legislation, broader solid waste management and recycling planning efforts.