One big challenge of recycling glass jars and bottles is to remove the labels and clean off the glue residue. It could take a lot of time and back pain if you do it the routine way.
Courtenay at Creek Line House has found a better way out. Not sure how she figured it out, but this no-sweat, chemical free way of removing labels and glue residue is truly remarkable. The key is baking soda and olive oil. Check out more detailed instructions here.