Of course it should be dropped. The Bottle Bill is an enormous make-work project that rips off consumers to the tune of 3.5 cents on every can or bottle they buy. It will never be repealed as laws never are.....especially ones that make money for sorters and for government.
It's like the 911 phone charge or the cable franchise fee..
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