By the Numbers: A National Beverage Container Program

In the United States, the Break Free from Plastic Pollution Act seeks to establish a national beverage con­tainer deposit return system. Modern, com­prehensive deposit systems are proven to be highly effective, equitable, and consis­tently supported by the general public. A properly designed deposit system drives a lower cost of recycling and stronger re­cycling markets.

 

This new fact sheet presents the range of economic, environmental and social impacts expected from a high per­forming national deposit programme.