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California's Biggest Bottle Redemption Center Chain Closes, Consumer Watchdog Calls For Governor To Tackle Reform, Require Grocery Chains To Redeem Bottles and Cans

Aug 05, 2019 - PR Newswire

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 Consumer Watchdog said the closure of the largest operator of bottle redemption centers in the state, rePlanet, today requires the Governor to prioritize recycling reform in the coming months. rePlanet closed its last 284 centers today, leaving consumers with few places to receive bottle and can deposit refunds.

Consumer Watchdog called for CalRecycle, the state agency in charge of recycling, to immediately require every grocery and convenience store chain to begin red...