More days than you might think and newcomers to project join us below. Adding complication: breaking down the boxes for recycling. It takes one minute to break down the easy boxes and a full minute to break down the difficult ones. We’re talking 5 hours and 27 minutes but it seems a lot longer. Super volunteer John T of the Maui Friends of the Library has delivered eight SUV carloads of broken down boxes to recycling in the last few days.