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How does a can redemption center make money?

How does a can redemption center make money?

You pay an extra 5 or 10 cents on top of the price of the soda that goes to the California Beverage Container Recycling Fund. It's basically a pot of money from all the beverage distributors in the whole state. Centers like Our Planet Recycling make money by selling materials in bulk for their scrap value.

How does bottle deposit work Massachusetts?

There is a five cent deposit on carbonated soft drink, beer, malt beverage, and sparkling water containers sold in Massachusetts. Find out where to return them for a refund.

How much do you get for cans in Massachusetts?

Payouts by State for Aluminum CansCalifornia5 cents (less than 24 ounces); 10 cents (24 ounces or more)Iowa5 centsMaine15 cents (wine/liquor); 5 cents (all others)Massachusetts5 centsMichigan10 cents•Aug 19, 2021