Oregon’s bottle bill system CEO talks tech improvements, refillables and the prospects for a national system

In a Feb. 2023 interview with Waste Dive, Jules Bailey, the CEO of the Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative, discussed recent changes to Oregon’s bottle bill, upcoming and anticipated updates to the program, the success of the refillable glass bottle segment of the program, and how extended producer responsibility for packaging and bottle bills can coexist.