In my home state of PA, beer is primarily sold in distributors by the case (24-pack). Many PA brands used to (I assume they still do) sell reusable bottles that you pay a deposit on, then return the bottles for a fresh case. We don't seem to have that in NC, where you can buy beer in any ole market. How about in your state? Also, in the overall scheme of things, are reusable bottles more "green" than recycling?