Is there a better way to add a Bottle Return/authorized redemption center (a place not just a machine) to the map? As in a place where you can return cans and glass or plastic bottles to get back the refundable deposit that had been paid for them. See container deposit legislation for information
recycling_type=centre
recycling:glass_bottles=yes
recycling:plastic_bottles=yes
recycling:cans=yes
Which doesn't work very well because it seems to indicate that a facility with recycling:glass_bottles=yes would take all or at least most glass bottles when bottle returns only take bottles that had a deposits paid for it (also if the return is in a store it might take/refund bottles that are sold at that store)

PS I just want to check if there already is a solution that I've missed before sending something to the tagging mailing list

asked 14 Aug '16, 22:06

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I'm not sure we have that facilty in the UK yet, although deposite returns were discussed on the radio recently, we did have a deposite system 50 years ago when we could get 3 or 4 old pennies on lemonade and beer bottles. I would suggest a good look at tag info here for other countries. http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/TagFinder and as you suggest debating a new tag which is fit for purpose. The plastic bag tax seems to be working and i think returnable deposites would be a good idea as well.

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answered 14 Aug '16, 22:39

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edited 15 Aug '16, 01:38

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Deposit schemes are often legally required in other European countries.

(15 Aug '16, 09:19) SK53 ♦

Yes i knew Europe and US were doing better than the UK https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Container_deposit_legislation

(15 Aug '16, 09:38) andy mackey
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