News-Sentinel.com Your Town. Your Voice.
Local Business Search
Stock Summary
Dow18080.1421.45
Nasdaq5092.0836.02
S&P 5002117.694.76
AEP57.880.98
Comcast59.640.41
GE26.80-0.05
Exelis24.61-0.06
LNC57.32-0.86
Navistar30.160.41
Raytheon108.35-0.2
SDI21.86-0.12
Verizon50.03-0.02

Letter to the editor: How about recycling?

Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 12:01 am

Michigan and a couple of other states have a recycling program that is a bottle-deposit program.

Here is how it works: When you purchase Pepsi or another bottled or canned beverage, you pay an extra 10 cents (in Michigan), and when you take it to a participating recycling center, then, when you return the empty can or bottle, you get your 10 cents back.

This could potentially keep trash off the sidewalks. Often I will walk downtown Fort Wayne and there will be broken glass on the sidewalk. This could keep the sidewalks cleaner and safer.

Rick Fidler