Victoria Tag

At Island Return It we live, work and breath recycling and sustainability. It's in our genes and our company has a long history on Vancouver Island, did you know that we have been operational for 18 years? Making recycling as easy and dare I say fun for consumers is what drives us. In Sidney and Esquimalt in particular this commitment is illustrated by our 5 star rating. Island Return it is proud to say that those two facilities of ours are the only two depots in the Victoria area that have qualified for such a high rating. We understand that you can take your recycling anywhere, but we hope that you choose to recycle with the company that is setting the standard for cleanliness, customer service and efficiency. Community Involvement Something else that is near and dear to us is community involvement. We sponsor many local teams, clubs and organizations, we fund raise...

Last year in the Cowichan Valley bottle drives raised over $95,000. That's a lot of empty bottles and cans and that's only one of the 5 communities that Island Return it is located in. Community involvement is really important to us, at Island Return It, helping and supporting local organizations is a special way that we can help give back. When you register your bottle drive with us (whichever location that is nearest to you) you get FULL REFUNDS on all empty ready to drink beverage containers. We provide support and guidance to help you make the most of your fundraiser and we help promote your event through our social media channels. Supporting our communities is priority #1 for us. We love nothing more than to participate in a school or team bottle drive that raises money for a good cause while keeping the money in our communities. As with anything, it's important to...

At Island Return It Recycling Centres we believe in community and giving back. We know that the folks that we serve in our communities (Victoria, Duncan, Sidney, Saltspring & Campbell River) also feel strongly about specific organizations, whether they want to help raise funds for schools, sports teams, shelters, food banks, hospitals or private citizens in need, we want to help them do it! Afterall, recycling isn’t just a business for us, it’s a lifestyle and we love being active members of our communities. [caption id="attachment_16" align="alignleft" width="300"] Figure 1 Image credit GoodNCrazy Flickr CC[/caption] That’s why we offer a unique fundraising opportunity that takes a long term approach to collecting donations. Setting up an account for your favourite charity or organization has never been easier and can be done in a matter of minutes. Step 1 Call or visit your local Island Return It location and tell us you would like to set...

Our Esquimalt Island Return it Recycling Centre in Victoria is the only 5 star rated recycling depot on all of Vancouver Island. Tucked neatly back from the road on Ellery St is where you will find this super clean and efficient recycling depot, which is more than just a bottle depot. In addition to beverage containers, the staff here will also safely and responsibly recycle: Small appliances, Household and Automotive, Batteries, Light bulbs and lamps, Cellphones, Electronic Kid Toys Did I mention that these services are free of charge to you, the eco-conscience consumer? You will not pay a dime to properly dispose of your unwanted recyclables! Like the hotel industry where a 5 Star designation assures the hotel guest of an exemplary standard of service, cleanliness, design and comfort, Encorp Pacific's 5 Star Depot Program will assure customers of the best possible recycling experience. Our Esquimalt location went through a rigorous checklist...