Dog Site - Dog Stuff
Dog Forum | Dog Pictures

Go Back   Chazhound Dog Forum > Dog Forum News > The Fire Hydrant

View Poll Results: Do you get money back when you recycle your bottles/cans?
Yes, we get the fee paid returned when recycled. 9 37.50%
Yes, but we do not pay a fee when buying bottled/canned drinks. 3 12.50%
No, we pay a fee but do not get it returned. 0 0%
No, we don't pay a fee. 10 41.67%
Only squares recycle. 0 0%
Coors Light Iced Tea 2 8.33%
Voters: 24. You may not vote on this poll

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-12-2012, 05:41 PM
MandyPug's Avatar
MandyPug MandyPug is offline
Sport Model Pug
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Southern Alberta
Posts: 5,332
Default Bottle Recycling!

I've heard in some places that when you recycle bottles you don't get money back (the deposit charge when buying bottled/canned drinks). I was curious and decided to make a poll about it.

So, where you live do you get money back when you take your bottles in for recycling?

Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2012, 05:51 PM
sparks19's Avatar
sparks19 sparks19 is offline
I'd rather be at Disney
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Lancaster, PA
Posts: 28,562

I honestly have no idea lol

“Meaninglessness does not come from being weary of pain. Meaninglessness comes from being weary of pleasure.”

G.K. Chesterton
“Family fun is as necessary to modern living as a kitchen refrigerator.” – Walt Disney
Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2012, 05:53 PM
Snark's Avatar
Snark Snark is offline
Mutts to you
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Midwest
Posts: 4,004

We don't get charged a fee and we don't get any money back (except for aluminum cans - the recycling place pays by the pound for that). I'm just glad there's a place to take my recycling (our county doesn't have curbside pickup).
Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2012, 05:59 PM
Dizzy's Avatar
Dizzy Dizzy is offline
Sit! Good dog.
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Wales
Posts: 17,760

The council provide a recycling bin and take glass, aluminium, paper and plastic away... So no!
"Dogs are our link to paradise. They do not know jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing wasn't boring, it was peace."

Bodhi is the opposite of ignorance, the insight into reality which destroys mental afflictions and brings peace.

Owned by Bodhi Booglaoo and Fredington Holbein

Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2012, 06:12 PM
Xandra's Avatar
Xandra Xandra is offline
Top Dog
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 3,807

Probably where Mandy is is the same as where I am.

We have city recycling pick-up too of course, and we don't get paid for that. That covers newspaper, tin cans, pickle jars, milk jugs, etc.

For 2L, 750mL etc plastic soda/cranberry juice etc, pop cans and liquor bottles... basically the more portable beverage containers, you are charged a few cents extra at the till. In the city you can either leave them around for homeless people/people who are not homeless but collect bottles anyways, or you can save them and take them into the recycling depot and get your deposit back.

If you drink a lot of that crap it adds up! Homeless people/people who are not homeless but collect bottles anyways will snoop around backyards to see who stores up their bottles before bringing them in, and then routinely steal the cache.

Probably more than you ever wanted to know about bottles recycling. lol
Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2012, 06:33 PM
CaliTerp07's Avatar
CaliTerp07 CaliTerp07 is offline
Top Dog
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Alexandria, VA
Posts: 7,652

Growing up in california soda cans were worth 2.5 cents each if they were recycled at the machines outside the grocery stores, or individual counties had recycling places you could take them and be paid by the pound.

Here in Virginia, there is no fee to purchase the items, so there's no money given back to recycle them. I throw everything in the curb side recycling.
Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2012, 06:39 PM
Saeleofu Saeleofu is offline
Top Dog
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 9,036

We don't pay a fee and we don't get money back. There are very few recycling options, too. You can get curbside but it's expensive, and other than newspapers even if you take them somewhere you have to pay to recycle.
Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2012, 06:42 PM
Greenmagick's Avatar
Greenmagick Greenmagick is offline
Top Dog
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: St. Louis, MO
Posts: 3,199

I pay a fee for my raw milk jars and do get that back...and there is a local dairy that sells regular store milk in glass that charges a deposit that you get back. But other ones, i dont think there is a deposit and no, we dont get it back. Usually the states are listed that do that on thr bottles I think
Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2012, 06:58 PM
JessLough JessLough is offline
Love My Mutt <3
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Ontario
Posts: 13,397

Nope, but we don't pay a fee. They do in all of Quebec though.
Ella: 3 year old female ferret
Nacho: 9 year old male ferret
Summer: 5 year old female ferret
Goodbye, Rosey. You were the best girl I could have asked for. 10/15/96-03/08/13
Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2012, 07:00 PM
yoko's Avatar
yoko yoko is offline
Top Dog
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 5,347

I don't pay a fee that I know of... I know you can take your cans and bottles in for money. There isn't any sort of pick up where I live.
Thank you Vivien and Angel Chicken for the siggy! Also I have been frosted!!! And as of 9/13/07 I know the secret handshake!

Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:18 AM.

©1997-2013 Chazhound Dog Site