Jamie Rhodes '12, Rhode Island State Director of Clean Water Action, tells NPR how a bottle bill could prevent ostensibly "recycled" glass from ending up in landfills.

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Jamie Rhodes '12, Rhode Island State Director of Clean Water Action, tells NPR how a bottle bill could prevent ostensibly "recycled" glass from ending up in landfills.

From WRNI, Rhode Island's NPR: "Could a bottle bill save glass from ending up in the landfill?" by Bradley Campbell    

BottlesJanuary 27, 2013: Right now, all the glass you put in your recycling bins ends up being treated like trash. It's due to a bill passed last year at the statehouse. Since its inception, around 13,000 tons of glass has been buried in the landfill. But the Rhode Island State Director of Clean Water Action, Jamie Rhodes [RWU Law '12], thinks there's a law that could correct this problem. It's called a “bottle bill” and he joins us in studio to tell us just what it is.

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