Colorado Deposit Refund for Beverage Containers, Measure 8 (1976)

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The Colorado Deposit Refund for Beverage Containers Act, also known as Measure 8, was on the November 2, 1976 ballot in Colorado as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have required a minimum deposit refund value for beverage containers and required recycling or reuse of returned beverage containers.[1]

Election results

Colorado Measure 8 (1974)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No702,29266.97%
Yes 346,335 33.03%

Election Results via: The Colorado Legislative Council

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

An Act to require a minimum deposit refund value for beverage containers for malt liquor, including beer, and carbonated soft drinks manufactured, distributed, or sold for use in this state; to require recycling or reuse of returned beverage containers; and to provide civil penalties for violations.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Colorado General Assembly, "Ballot Issue History," accessed January 14, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.