Environmental groups split on proposal for Minnesota recycling deposit boost
By Bob Shaw
Environmentalists are usually unified, marching shoulder-to-shoulder to help Planet Earth.
But not on this issue
A proposal to charge a 10-cent deposit for bottles and cans in Minnesota has sparked an unusual split among the greens.
Proponents say twice as many bottles and cans would be recycled, and the program would create more than 1,000 jobs and cut back litter statewide.
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