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Message in a bottle

Proponents cite Maine's successful redemption law as a lesson for Mass.

By David Abel
Globe Staff / April 9, 2008

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YORK, Maine - As lawmakers in Massachusetts debate whether to expand the Commonwealth's 27-year-old bottle law to allow residents to redeem bottled water and other noncarbonated drinks - which now account for about one-third of beverage containers sold in the state - proponents of a new bill cite Maine's approach as a way to boost recycling rates. (Full article: 1277 words)

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