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Reverse Vending Rewards Recyclers With the Chance to Win a Prize

 - Mar 11, 2010
References: tomra & thegreenertruth
Tomra reverse vending systems are used to handle the return of deposited beverage containers, but reverse vending rewards recyclers in other ways too. The systems are able to entice recyclers with point cards, cash or a chance to win a prize.

Japan uses kiosks to collect, sort, compact or shred recycled materials. The automated systems are cost-effective and increase recycling program participation.

Only 11 U.S. states have passed bottle bills that require deposits on drinking containers, so a recycling lottery is a great way to provide incentive for recycling everywhere.