Supporters:
Local Governments

The following counties, cities, towns and other local governments have endorsed resolutions supporting a 5-cent refundable deposit on beverage containers sold in Tennessee, with returns to redemption centers. Please note that these endorsements have been accruing since 2005. If your local government endorsement is no longer accurate, or if it needs to be updated or otherwise revised, please let us know by contacting marge@tnbottlebill.org. You can download a new endorsement form here.

County commissions voting in favor of supporting a 5-cent deposit
on Tennessee beverage containers, with returns to redemption centers

 Since 2005, 19 county commissions (that we know of) have voted on a resolution of support for a 5-cent deposit on Tennessee beverage containers, with returns to redemption centers. Of those, 1 deferred action, one voted against endorsement, and 17 voted in favor of endorsement. The vote tallies (for vs against) are listed to the left.

Since 2005, 19 county commissions (that we know of) have voted on a resolution of support for a 5-cent deposit on Tennessee beverage containers, with returns to redemption centers. Of those, 1 deferred action, one voted against endorsement, and 17 voted in favor of endorsement. The vote tallies (for vs against) are listed to the left.

Anderson (10 to 5)
Bedford (16 to 0)
Campbell (14 to 0)
Carter (23 to 0)
Claiborne (21 to 0)
Crockett (22 to 0)
Dickson (12 to 0)
Gibson (23-0?)
Grainger (13 to 1)
Hardeman (16 to 0)
Hickman (14 to 4)
Humphreys (13 to 0)
Loudon (10 to 0)
Maury (15 to 5)
Moore (10 to 5)
Morgan (16 to 0)
Shelby (10 to 1)

Cities and towns voting in favor of supporting a 5-cent deposit
on Tennessee beverage containers, with returns to redemption centers

City of Norris
City of Oak Ridge