Deposit on glass bottles

2016-12-15 06:02

THIS is an earnest appeal to the relevant authorities and influential organisations, whoever and wherever they may be, to consider lobbying for the implementation of a returns deposit on all types of glass bottles, even if it is built into the price of the product.

This could have the potential to discourage people from tossing them out of vehicles, boost a recycling mind-set, benefit those who make the effort to return bottles, reduce damage to tyres and serious injury to little feet (and subsequent repairs and medical bills), and have a positive impact on our city, our suburbs and our struggling natural environment which, sadly, are all horribly littered with broken glass.

K. Tivers

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