MPCA study says 10-cent container refund would boost recycling and create jobs _ at a cost

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: January 9, 2014 - 7:50 PM

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A new study says a 10-cent refund on recyclable drink containers would cost beverage producers $29 million a year but boost recycling and create a net gain of over 1,000 jobs in Minnesota. The system could also cost consumers $74 million for containers they don't recycle.

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