'Redemption rates have skyrocketed': Oregon BottleDrop program seeing more participation

KGW - 04-23


PORTLAND, Ore. — More than 200 people are signing up for Oregon’s BottleDrop Green Bag program every day, according to Oregon Recycle Beverage Cooperative (OBRC). That rate is happening thanks, in part, to a change in redemption values from 5 to 10 cents in 2017.