FRAMINGHAM – Bottle & can redemption centers, closed during the pandemic, will reopen in June.
Reverse vending machines (RVMs) will open on June 5, with some restrictions.
Over-the-counter returns will re-open on June 19, with restrictions.
Some of those restrictions & guidelines include:
Customers must wear masks.
Bottles and cans must be empty and rinsed out.
limit of 120 bottles & cans at one time.
Employees must also wear masks.
Centers must post signs reminding customers to socially distance
Center must have 6-foot spacing marked on floors.
There will be an occupancy limit in the Center.
Every other machine should be blocked off.
Centers should create a specific time available to only seniors and high-risk citizens.