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South Hill Bottle Depot and Hunting Hills High School benefit from beverage container recycling industry grant
Posted: June 17, 2014

Red Deer, Alberta...New beverage container recycling bins are now in place at Hunting Hills High School in Red Deer, thanks to a Recycling Infrastructure Partnership (RIP) grant provided to South Hill Bottle Depot. The $15,000 grant was awarded to South Hill to purchase the recycling containers and place them in the school of over 1,400 students. The school will retain the proceeds from the beverage containers collected. South Hill Bottle Depot owner Greg Schultz initiated the application for th...

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The handling commission is a fee paid to depots by manufacturers or collection system agents to reimburse the depots for the expenses related to collecting and handling containers.

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