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Please rinse all containers clean. Do not crush your beverage containers. The bar code and label information are used by depot staff to confirm that the container is part of the deposit-refund system here in BC, and crushed cans can be difficult to read or scan the labels. If the depot is unable to verify that your containers are part of the system, they may not be able to issue a refund.
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