Hawaii Deposit Beverage Container Program
Each year, over 900 million beverage containers are sold in Hawaii. Consumers can help to recycle as many beverage containers as possible to prevent these containers from ending up in the waste stream or as litter in our community. As an incentive, the Hawaii Deposit Beverage Container Program places a 5¢ redeemable deposit on each beverage container. Consumers get back their 5¢ when they return their containers to a redemption center.
Over 6 billion beverage containers have been recycled since the program began in January 2005.
Information and resources for schools interested in developing a recycling program.
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