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Broken Arrow, Okla., Is Selected for an Investment under the Beverage Industry's 'Every Bottle Back' Initiative


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THE CITY OF BROKEN ARROW HAS OFFICIALLY BEEN SELECTED FOR AN INVESTMENT OF ALMOST 400-THOUSAND DOLLARS--AS PART OF THE BEVERAGE-INDUSTRY'S "EVERY BOTTLE BACK"-INITIATIVE.  WITH THE MONEY, THE CITY WILL LAUNCH A CURBSIDE RECYCLING-PROGRAM--AND WILL PROVIDE 35-THOUSAND HOUSEHOLDS WITH CARTS AND RECYCLING-EDUCATION MATERIALS.  KATHERINE LUGAR IS THE PRESIDENT AND C-E-O OF THE "AMERICAN BEVERAGE ASSOCIATION"...

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AMERICA'S LEADING BEVERAGE-COMPANIES ARE EXCITED TO WORK WITH COMMUNITIES IN OKLAHOMA--LIKE BROKEN ARROW--TO IMPLEMENT A NEW, MODERN RECYCLING-PROGRAM THAT WILL PROVIDE RECYCLING-ACCESS TO 35-THOUSAND HOUSEHOLDS.  AS PART OF OUR NATIONWIDE 'EVERY BOTTLE BACK'-INITIATIVE, THIS INVESTMENT WILL BOOST COLLECTION-EFFORTS OF RECYCLABLE MATERIALS--INCLUDING PLASTIC BOTTLES AND ALUMINUM CANS--AND [WILL] HELP OKLAHOMA-RESIDENTS UNDERSTAND HOW TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THEIR CURBSIDE PROGRAM AND CARTS--WHICH IS A CRITICAL STEP TOWARD A CIRCULAR ECONOMY.  WE'RE MAKING BOTTLES THAT ARE 100-PERCENT RECYCLABLE.  AND, TOGETHER, WE WILL ENSURE THAT THOSE VALUABLE, RECYCLABLE MATERIALS DON'T END UP IN A LANDFILL--OR AS LITTER IN OUR COMMUNITIES."

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TO LEARN MORE, VISIT "EVERY-BOTTLE-BACK"-DOT-ORG.



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