Beverage companies push changes to Michigan’s ‘bottle bill’ amid pandemic

Michigan’s “bottle bill” has survived for five decades, but the COVID-19 pandemic has inspired beverage industry companies to lobby for changes in who gets the profits from unredeemed deposits. The landmark 1976 law is a product of Republican former Gov. William Milliken and Michigan first lady Helen Milliken, who worked to get the initiative on … Continue reading Beverage companies push changes to Michigan’s ‘bottle bill’ amid pandemic