Re: [GRRN] Refillables

Pat Franklin (
Mon, 24 May 1999 10:19:31 -0700 (PDT)

Helen, Rick, others,

I do have some info in this regard but it would take a little time to dig it
up. I'm not going to send anything out on GreenYess, but who ever wants this
info should email us. i'll try to put something together.


At 04:20 PM 5/21/99 -0700, Helen Spiegelman wrote:
>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....
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