California pays around 5 cents for depositing a container of fewer than 24 ounces. If it exceeds 24 ounces, the pay rate doubles.
In this state, you can earn around 5 cents for a 68-ounce plastic, bi-metal, glass, or aluminum container.
In Connecticut, you can earn around 5 cents for any empty bottle regardless of the material it is made up of.
You will get paid 5 cents for any container with less than 135 ounces of liquid space. If you deposit a liquor or wine bottle, the pay rate will be around 15 cents.
The pay rate in Massachusetts is the same as in Maine. Any bottle made up of glass, metal, or plastic deposited for recycling will be paid 5 cents per bottle.