The Fan VSN
ENS Group Workplace of the Week
Fill Up Fridays
Running For St Jude's Childrens Hospital
Fort Wayne Morning News with Charly Butcher
The Pat Miller Program
Money Talk with Chris Moore
Your Money With Mike
Mutual Fund Show
Fort Wayne Komets
Marketing and Advertising Career
Penny Pitch Application
Public Service Announcements
Indiana Glass Bottle and Jar Maker Pushes Refund B...
Indiana Glass Bottle and Jar Maker Pushes Refund Bill
Created by kblakeslee on 4/2/2013 1:00:14 PM
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) _ A central Indiana company that makes glass bottles and jars is urging state lawmakers to pass legislation requiring refundable deposits on beverages sold in recyclable bottles and cans.
Verallio North America vice president Stephen Segebarth told a joint meeting of the Indiana House and Senate environmental affairs committees on Monday that the bill would boost job creation by providing discarded glass or metal for companies that turn the waste into new products.
The Star Press reports representatives of Indiana Farm Bureau and Richmond-based Perpetual Recycling Solutions also testified in favor the bill that calls for a 5- or 10-cent refundable deposit on recyclable containers.
But grocery stores, supermarkets and convenience stores are among the bill's opponents.
Since 1986, Hawaii is the only state that's enacted a bottle-refund bill.
Copyright © 2014 WOWO 92.3 FM | 1190 AM