People who take bottles back to stores that they paid deposits on are learning these days that the automatic machines are almost all broken or too dirty to touch where they still exist and they also find out that they have to take their return bottles now to out of the way recycling centers to get money for them because supermarkets including Costco and Walmart no longer have to handle the cans and bottle returns. Fortunately for them because it has become a complete awful mess. Now what is happening is that the system is evolving where people putting the deposit on the can or bottle at the store are just expected to be permanently out of the money. people are now expected to toss the bottles into the recycling blue roller garbage cans so the companies picking up the garbage get to cash in the bottles. It is a total mess and an unnecessary one.
Best Kept Secret Park in Lake Oswego Great for Bike Riders, Walking and Running with Scenic River Views Lex Loeb Contributor Network . Lake Oswego does not like to advertise some of its best attractions for fear of attracting non-locals. The area has many interesting treasures almost no one from the Portland area bothers to explore. Lake Oswego has long had the cache' of an upper middle class white Anglo Saxon enclave that does not want the company of everyone from the Portland Metro Area coming in. One can't blame the present day city for trying to protect itself against crowds of non local strangers using their public facilities. Anyone who has been to lake Oswego actual lake knows it is a privately owned body of water that does not welcome the public access in anyway. That is not true of the Oswego Furnace Tower in George Rogers Park or Old River Drive that connects to the park's main pathway up along the Willamette river front. Along most of Old River drive the fro