Did you know? Ever wonder what becomes of those glass bottles you diligently toss into the recycle bin week after week? Recyclables from many areas...

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Ever wonder what becomes of those glass bottles you diligently toss into the recycle bin week after week? Recyclables from many areas on the Eastside find their way to the Cascade Recycling Center in Woodinville, where they are sorted and shipped out to be remade into new items. Glass processed through the Cascade Recycling Center is sent to Gallo to be made into wine bottles. Glass, as well as grapes from Woodinville, contributes to the wine-making industry, it seems.


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King County Library System librarians answered more than 1.2 million reference questions in 2004. Of those, nearly 1 million were answered in five minutes or less.

Compiled by Nyssa Rogers: 206-515-5625 or east@seattletimes.com.

Eastside Almanac appears on Wednesdays in the Eastside edition of The Seattle Times. This week’s sources include: www.wmnorthwest.com/cascaderecycling/ and King County Library System 2004 Year in Review