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2,031,423,787 beverage containers were recycled in 2016 
This is the equivalent of…



Energy Saved


kg CO2eq

Emissions Avoided


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 86% in 2016 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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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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Recycling beverage containers while camping

It’s camping season, and many Albertan’s will be anxiously venturing into the outdoors to enjoy all that our beautiful province has to offer.

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Bottles For The Brave event at Winterburn Depot

The Depot Event team are proud to be attending the Bottles for the Brave event at the Winterburn Depot on Sunday, April 30, 2017.

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Make sure to return all your eligible containers

Are you returning all of your eligible beverage containers? There are over 130,000 different types of containers that carry a deposit and can be returned to an Alberta Depot.

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