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.
| Colorado Measure 8 (1974)|
|Yes|| 346,335|| 33.03%|
Election Results via: The Colorado Legislative Council
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|| 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.