Please ask Governor Markell and Representatives not to pass SB 234 until it is fixed
Delaware’s container deposit program (“bottle bill”) should be fixed not killed
Our thanks to all who contacted Markell asking him to do this.Â And thanks to Gov. Markell for doing it.
The next key step towards better management of garbage in Delaware is to break the evil influence of the Delaware Solid Waste Authority, which continues to obstruct, deceive and pollute.Â The Governor appoints the DSWA board members and designates the Chair.Â He inherited a bad Board and needs to make changes.
Delaware’s “Bottle Bill” was enacted in 1982 after years of effort led largely by Pat Todd of the League of Women Voters. As one might expect, a major opponent was the Delaware Solid Waste Authority, known to us as the Garbage Empire. Continue reading