bottle deposit You Asked, We Answered: Why Doesn't New Hampshire Have a Bottle Deposit Law? By Hannah McCarthy • Aug 14, 2018 For the latest in our Only in New Hampshire series, we’re taking on a question from listener Meg Miles. She asks: Why is New Hampshire the only state in the region without a bottle deposit The Bottle Bill Battle By Hannah McCarthy • Aug 10, 2018 What does that list of state abbreviations on your beer bottle mean? And why didn't New Hampshire make the cut? On today's show, we dig into the decades-long fight for, and against, bottle deposit laws -- in New Hampshire, and across the country.