Resolution 10-04: Cans & Bottles Deposit Law

  • Area Originating From: Area 4
  • General Session Action: Passed
  • Submitted by: Yellowstone Conservation District

WHEREAS, Montana has experienced significant problems relative to the improper disposal of used beverage cans, plastic and glass bottles for many years; and

WHEREAS, many of the containers are deposited along Montana roadways and rivers causing unsightly and potentially dangerous conditions; and

WHEREAS, many other states have successful beverage deposit programs that could be used as a model for Montana.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Montana Association of Conservation Districts work with the Legislature to encourage the adoption of a beverage deposit law to ensure the beauty of our unique pristine environment.