Long Dance of Legislation' Ends With Bottle-recycling Bill

At the beginning of this month, some 30 years after similar legislation was enacted in the United States, Israel's Bottle Deposit Law finally went into effect. But the long-awaited bottle- recycling bill is getting off to a slow start - and does not apply to the family-size plastic beverage bottles (1.5 liters) that comprise the lion's share of containers sold on the local market.

Ira Moskowitz
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