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08/28/2013
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Every year we throw away 1 billion beverage containers, that's enough...

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08/28/2013
Blog Post

Our top priority this year is to increase recycling in Massachusetts by updating the Bottle Bill. 

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08/28/2013
Blog Post

Our top priority this year is to increase recycling in Massachusetts by updating the Bottle Bill. 

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08/28/2013
Blog Post

In the 80's, MASSPIRG worked to pass the Bottle Bil, the 5-cent deposite on beer and soda bottles. This law increased recycling in Massachusetts significantly, but, like most areas of our system, there is a lot of room for improvement. MASSPIRG is taking pollution in Massachusetts seriously though so we are working to include waterbottles, sport drink bottles and juice bottles in the bill. We will do this through a citizen petition by collecting 100,000 signatures across the state. We welcome you to the movement!

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PIRG In The News

CBS News

CBS News covers US PIRG's "Apples to Twinkies" report

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SalemPatch

Students at Salem State University tweeted photo-petitions to Sen. Scott Brown in support of high-speed rail

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Lowell Sun

The Lowell Sun covers our "Trick or Treat" Updated Bottle Bill event at the statehouse, where we delivered over 15,000 petitions in favor of improving the state's most effective recycling program

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WWLP

WWLP covers our Halloween-themed Update the Bottle Bill petition drop event at the statehouse. Check out the video!

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