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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.
Publisher Apr 85
Year Published 1985
Stock Number PB95-235396
Additional Subjects New York ; Beverage containers ; Container deposits ; Metal recycling ; Solid waste management ; Rates(Costs) ; Reprints ;
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NTIS  PB95-235396 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 09/02/1995
Collation 10p
Abstract
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.