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California firm closes 284 deposit redemption centers

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Aluminum cans for recycling.

On Monday, RePlanet shut down completely and terminated its entire workforce throughout California. | Graham Corney/Shutterstock

RePlanet, once the largest operator of facilities redeeming containers covered by the California Redemption Value (CRV) program, has shuttered. The move will significantly reduce consumer recycling access.

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Oregon expands program for refillable glass bottles

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The refillable bottle produced by O-I is offered in two sizes. Photo courtesy of Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative.

A glass bottle reuse program in Oregon has taken major steps forward, with glass giant Owens-Illinois creating a standardized refillable bottle for breweries and long-term plans for a wash facility moving forward.

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