Re: [GRRN] Refillables

Helen Spiegelman (
Fri, 21 May 1999 16:20:16 -0700

At 01:55 PM 5/21/99 EDT, wrote:

> a representative of the Beer Industry told that they fought this >type of
legislation because beer sales in Bottle Bill States were lower than >in
non-Bottle Bill States.

I would like to see the numbers. My experience is that claims like this
from the beverage industries (who are fighting bottle bills) are the most
frequently cited "literature" connecting sales and deposits. Until the
beverage companies substantiate these claims, I remain skeptical....