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2,017,026,382 beverage containers were recycled in 2018
This is the equivalent of…



Energy Saved



Greenhouse Gas Emissions Avoided


return rate


309 Boeing 747s

6,655,276 Stanley Cups

1,378 Space Shuttles

9 Calgary Towers

Celebrate Recycling

Albertans achieved a beverage container return rate of 86% in 2018 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 103,156,780 Kg of waste that is diverted from our landfills.

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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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Three Depots Celebrated Applaud Events in December

Pictured above is MLA Jamie Kleinsteuber, Top left with the staff of Beddington Bottle Depot

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2018 School Program is now Open!

Alberta Depot is proud to announce the launch of it’s 2018/2019 School Program! Join “The Recyclers” as they teach elementary school students about the benefits of beverage container recycling through...

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The Great Prairie Bottle Harvest – that’s a wrap!

The biggest bottle drive in Alberta has officially closed and was a great success!

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