It sounds like a good idea to incentivize recycling of glass containers by requiring beverage purchasers to pay a deposit on each bottle or can, which they can redeem when they take the containers to a store or redemption center. But beverage containers make up only 1.6 percent of all solid waste, Kevin Dietly told [...]
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October 25th, 2011 · No Comments · House, Organizations
Tags: bottle·Department of Environmental Quality·deposit·Fenton Rood·Jim Griffith·Kevin Dietly·Marie Price·Mark McCullough·Metropolitan Environmental Trust·Michael Patton·Mike Smaha·Northbridge Environmental·Oklahoma Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association·OnCue Express·Owens-Illinois·recycling·Steven Segebarth·Verallia
June 3rd, 2011 · No Comments · House
Just flipping through the 30 or so study proposal requests House members have already filed for the 2011 interim. About half have been filed by either Rep. Mark McCullough, R-Sapulpa, or Rep. Jason Murphey, R-Guthrie, with McCullough having about a 2-to-1 lead. Of course, there’s no way to tell this early in the game, but [...]
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