Workers begin the separation of paper and plastic, bottles and cans early in the cycle on a conveyor belt Tuesday at Tennis Sanitation in St. Paul Park. There is a proposal to charge 10 cents per can and bottle purchased. Recycling companies are opposed to this legislation. (Pioneer Press/John Doman)
Would 10-cent deposit boost recycling, or crush recycling businesses? Groups are split
St. Paul Pioneer Press
Environmentalists are usually unified, marching shoulder-to-shoulder to help Planet Earth.
But not on this issue.
A proposal to charge a 10-cent deposit for bottles and cans in Minnesota has sparked an unusual split among the greens.
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