recycling in grocery stores - glass water bottle with plastic outside
Beer shops recycle glass bottles of beer, wine and liquor and aluminum beer cans.
Is there any reason why grocery stores can't do this for plastic and glass bottles and aluminum beverage cans?
All they need to do is collect the deposit at the time of purchase, and when the consumer returns the empty things back for recycling, the deposit is returned to them.
Large bottling companies like Coca-Cola and Perrier can make new bottles using recycled materials.
In Europe, the most common plastics are being recycled and reused in a variety of products and processes.
If we are going to reduce the number of bottles and jars entering the dump, we must have a complete recycling plan.