All elementary, middle and and high schools in British Columbia are eligible to register and participate in Encorp's Return-It School Recycling Program.
This year's Program will run from September 6, 2016 to May 30, 2017 for Elementary Program participants and from September 6, 2016 to April 30, 2017 for High School Program participants.
There are now two levels of participation you can choose to be a Certified Return-It School (not part of the contest) or a Return-It School Contest Participant. To learn more click here
Middle schools and schools with mixed grade ranges (e.g. Elementary-Secondary) have the option of registering for either the Elementary School Program or the High School Program. This option appears automatically on the registration form for eligible schools, and when available, the choice is entirely yours. However, this decision cannot be changed once your registration is approved.
If the choice is not available, then your school will be registered in the appropriate Program automatically.
Your school will receive the following items free of charge:
Encorp will deliver the bins within four weeks of registering for the Program (depending on the number of orders placed).
It is up to the schools to contact and develop relationships with the depots in their area. A list of depot locations and services is available on our Web site at return-it.ca/locations.
Go to www.returnitschool.ca and:
Yes, you can collect and return alcohol containers. While we discourage the consumption of alcohol beverages by students, we certainly encourage the recycling of these empty containers.
You can ask your local depot for bags. Most will be happy to assist you with your recycling program.
When you are at the web page that asks for your username and password (see above), click the link, "Forgot password?". A procedure will begin that will let you change your password. Simply follow the instructions provided at that time.
Your school could win a cash prize of $1000 for 1st Prize, $750 for 2nd Prize and $500 for 3rd Prize.
For Elementary Program participants, a complete set of 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes will be awarded in each of these four enrollment categories:
For High School Program participants, a complete set of 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes will be awarded in each of these five enrollment categories:
Here is a downloadable pdf that outlines how to assemble the bottoms and tops of the recycling bins.
Acrobat Document: Bin_Lid_Instruction_Sheet.pdf - 154,316 bytes