1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows: Sec. Since the bottle bill's inception, Vermont distributors and bottlers have kept unclaimed deposits. 38 MRSA §3103, sub-§§1 to 3, as enacted by PL 2015, c. 166, §14, are amended to read: 1. Updates proposed to Maine’s bottle bill include bigger deposits, higher handling fees.

An Act To Increase the Bottle Redemption Deposit and the Amount Retained by Bottle Redemption Centers. Initiator of Deposit Subsequent Return Instructions Updated Initiator of Deposit Instruction Bulletin Department of Department of Environmental Protection (offsite link) for Maine’s bottle redemption businesses to determine if an increase in the 3-cent per container reimbursement rate for handling returnable bottles and cans is necessary.

Panel reviewing bottle bill backs increase for redemption ... although that figure does not include non-deposit items. On May 30, 2018, VT Gov. Beverage container deposit laws, or bottle bills, are designed to reduce litter and capture … Phil Scott signed S.285, to make unclaimed deposits the property of the State for use on clean water programs. Should the analysis determine that an increase is necessary, the Joint Order required the …