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Fix recycling program gaps


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 02, 2013

~~<p>The Hawaii HI-5 container deposit program, as popular as it remains with people who value the opportunity to redeem bottles and cans for cash, can't depend forever on that cache of public goodwill.</p>
<p>Recent revelations about the program have raised concerns about the lack of real safeguards against fraud, worries that should bring the program under review when the Legislature convenes in two weeks.</p>
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The Hawaii HI-5 container deposit program, as popular as it remains with people who value the opportunity to redeem bottles and cans for cash, can't depend forever on that cache of public goodwill.

Recent revelations about the program have raised concerns about the lack of real safeguards against fraud, worries that should bring the program under review when the Legislature convenes in two weeks. Login for more...



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