N.Y. Retailers Face Added Expense of Reverse Vending Installations

ALBANY, N.Y. — Several members of the Food Industry Alliance of New York State face extra costs in complying with a provision of the expanded New York State bottle bill, passed last year, requiring additional reverse vending installations be added to a store location, depending upon store square footage. Deadline to comply with the law is March 1.

ALBANY, N.Y. — Several members of the Food Industry Alliance of New York State face extra costs in complying with a provision of the expanded state bottle bill, passed last year, requiring additional reverse vending installations be added to a store location, depending upon store square footage. Deadline to comply with the law is March 1.

Among those affected are Wegmans Food Markets, Rochester, and Tops Markets, Buffalo, said Michael Rosen, the alliance's senior vice president

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