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A nickel for your empty water bottle?

By John Pumilio on November 13, 2009

On November 8, New York joined ten other states in implementing a nickel deposit on bottled water. Like other deposit programs, New Yorkers will pay an extra nickel at the time of purchase and then be redeemed that nickel when the bottle is returned. The hope is that this new program will help to keep many thousands of plastic water bottles out of the landfill. What do you think? Is this a good program?

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