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  “Did You Know?!” Everyday, we learn something new and today, it's all about recycling.   Did you know that glass can be recycled almost indefinitely without losing its quality? Did you know that 5% of all aluminum produced since 1888 is still in use today?!! Bet you didn’t know all that.  Let’s try some more. Did you know that juice boxes can be recycled into toilet paper? Seriously. Did you know that car batteries are the world’s most recycled product? Did you know that glass bottles can be crushed and used as aggregate for road-base? We’re just warming up here...

[caption id="attachment_496" align="aligncenter" width="300"] 2015 Happy New Year[/caption] “New year’s resolutions.”  Feel that tightening in your gut?  That impending sense of guilt for another year’s resolutions already fading into distant memory?  Okay, so maybe that’s a tad dramatic.  Maybe.  No matter your official view of new year’s resolutions, it’s hard not to yearn for change at the beginning of a new year.  Hard not to think that this will be the year when you finally ______! (fill in the blank)  The problem is that most of us make it way too complicated on ourselves, get overwhelmed, and eventually fall back into our old ways.  Here at Island Return It Recycling Centres we have been helping people realize their resolutions the easy way for 20 years.  That’s right, 2015 marks our 20th anniversary of providing hassle free recycling services to the people of the South Cowichan Valley and beyond! Here’s the trick: simply by recycling...