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Relove Local is part of the Gabriola Island Recycling Organization (GIRO) and their not-for-profit initiative, C2C Threads. Learn more below.

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C2C Threads

C2C or "cradle-to-cradle" represents an alternative to the predominant cradle-to-grave model. C2C Threads is a not-for-profit leading and inspiring system change in the textile industry.

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The Gabriola Island Recycling Organization (GIRO) is a non-profit charity organization established in 1990. GIRO's Depot is a place where locals bring recyclables and items that are difficult or dangerous to dispose of. GIRO's ReStore accepts item donations and is a popular place to shop amongst islanders and visitors alike. 

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