America Recycles Day is Nov. 15

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Giovanni Real, a six-year employee at Cash 4 Cans in San Jacinto, empties a bin of aluminum cans to be weighed for a recycling customer. Valley News/Diane A. Rhodes photo
In recent years, Americans have become more conscious of the importance of recycling, not only to try and keep the oceans and waterways clean but to make sure the landfills don’t get too full. There is also an advantage of recycling aluminum cans and plastic bottles, cash upon redemption. Since 1997, Nov. 15 has been designated as America Recycles Day, also known as National Recycling Day. CR&R, one of the area’s environmental service companies, started offering recycling bins to its customers about 30 years ago. With its Riverside division offices in Perris, the company serves the local cities of Canyon Lake, Hemet, Lake Elsinore, San Jacinto, Temecula, Wildomar and parts of unincorporated Riverside County. CR&R has approximately 1,800 trucks and 2,200 employees. “Resi
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