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State recycling program is a tax on consumers

The article, “If no can, no can,” was very informative (Star-Advertiser, Dec. 29). However, it failed to mention that consumers who purchase beverages that are sold in tin containers do not get their deposit money back. Recycling companies accept them but do not pay the consumer. This means that the state gets to keep the whole deposit. Read more

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