1,011,740,330

CONTAINERS RECYCLED so far THIS YEAR

HELP US BEAT OUR 2015 TOTAL 
OF 2 BILLION CONTAINERS

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Together We Make an Impact

2,098,525,096 beverage containers were recycled in 2015 
This is the equivalent of…

699,004,428

kWh

Energy Saved

204,361,107

kg CO2eq

Emissions Avoided

85.3%

return rate

 

659 Boeing 747s

6,843,911 Stanley Cups

2,951 Space Shuttles

11 Calgary Towers

Celebrate Recycling

Albertans achieved a beverage container return rate of over 85% in 2015 and we’d like to thank our dedicated communities for their efforts. Well done, Alberta! Each year Alberta bottle Depots collect over 2 billion beverage containers, which equals more than 107,324,978 Kg of waste that is diverted from our landfills.

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Programs

A beverage container recycling program can be started anywhere, by anyone. In order for Alberta’s beverage container recycling programs to flourish in an office, home, business, school, hotel, condo, or a public space they need to be developed using the right tools.

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Latest News

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How to recycle more plastics

After taking plastic beverage containers to your local Depot, you may be wondering what other types of containers you can recycle through your local recycling program.

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Family fun and free food in Fort McMurray

On September 10th, the Advanced Bottle Depot and Green Bottle Depot in Fort McMurray each hosted a free customer appreciation BBQ.

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Clever recycling project in Prince Edward Island

A long standing family-owned tourist attraction in PEI uses some creative ingenuity when it comes to recycled beverage containers.

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