Bottle Bill Fact Sheet
The redemption value on containers will increase from 5 cents to 10 cents beginning April 1, 2017
In accordance with Oregon Law, the OLCC was required to evaluate state-wide redemption data for each of the two previous calendar years to determine if the number of beverage containers returned for the refund value was less than 80% of the total number of beverage containers that were sold in Oregon. Because the redemption rates for 2014 and 2015 were below 80%, ORS 459A.705 requires the refun value to increase to 10 cents. As required by law, the refund value will increase to 10 cents beginning April 1, 2017.
The OLCC has calculated the statewide redemption rate for the following years: