State House Representative Randy Hunt of Sandwich has filed a bill (House Bill no. 3528) that would add a 5-cent deposit on the sale of nips. The primary goal of the bill is to give consumers an incentive to return empty nip bottles, rather than toss them onto the streets.
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has issued a proclamation declaring the month of April 2017 to be "Keep Massachusetts Beautiful Month.” The Governor’s proclamation urges Massachusetts residents to participate in the Great Massachusetts Litter Cleanup to help protect and improve the physical appearance and beauty of the Commonwealth’s neighborhoods, towns, cities, and public spaces.
The Great Massachusetts Litter Cleanup is coming to communities across the state during the months of April and May 2017. We are currently seeking motivated Community Cleanup Coordinators. Here are three reasons to organize a Great Massachusetts Litter Cleanup event in your community: [click headline to read more].