Entry from US English dictionary
Any of several US state laws that require deposits to be paid on beverages sold in recyclable bottles and cans.
- Opening the doors for privately-owned waste disposal plants will call for legislative changes, for example a meaningful bottle bill, like the one the EMA has had for years and is somehow being delayed and delayed.
- If passed, it would mark Oregon as much as the state's open beaches and the bottle bill.
- Studies have shown that the recycling rates in bottle bill states are much higher than the average.
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Syllabification: bot·tle bill
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