People can always tell you that recycling helps the environment. I need details in order to believe it. Thrifty Beverage Center is the only Bottle & Can Redemption Center that I know that gives statistics to encourage you to recycle. I had never even heard of The New York State Returnable Container Act before I read their literature. Did you know that recycling helped to cut down on litter on the side of the road by 70%? I recycle with them all the time now. Thanks for educating me on how recycling helps the environment.