2018 Expansion

As of January 1, 2018, additional beverages will be included in Oregon’s Bottle Bill and will have a refund value of 10 cents per container (ORS 459A.702).


Most beverages in bottles and cans that are sold in sealed glass, metal, and plastic sizes from 4 ounces up to 1.5 liters will be included. Some of the common beverages that will have a 10-cent refund value are:

  • Coffee/Tea
  • Kombucha
  • Energy and Sports Drinks
  • Hard Cider
  • Juice

Expanded list of included beverages

Soda, Beer, and Water will continue to be included (3 liters or less in size).

NOT Included:
Beverages that are NOT included:

  • Wine/Distilled Spirits
  • Milk (dairy and plant-based)
  • Infant Formula
  • Meal-Replacement Drinks
 
The refund value on all beverages included in Oregon’s Bottle Bill is 10 cents regardless of what is written on the label. Manufacturers have until January 1, 2019 to include the 10-cent refund value on containers for the new beverages. 
 
 
 

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