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HI-5 success always anticipated half-cent fee hike

By Gary Gill

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 24, 2012

~~<p>Hawaii's HI-5 &quot;bottle bill&quot; program is a huge success.</p>
<p>Billions of beverage containers that would have been burned, dumped or littered have instead been recycled. Aluminum cans are made into new metal products. Plastic bottles get manufactured into new clothing and carpets. Glass is melted and turned into new bottles.</p>
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Hawaii's HI-5 "bottle bill" program is a huge success.

Billions of beverage containers that would have been burned, dumped or littered have instead been recycled. Aluminum cans are made into new metal products. Plastic bottles get manufactured into new clothing and carpets. Glass is melted and turned into new bottles. Login for more...



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