Emissions (GHG) Avoided
5,620,772 Stanley Cups
44 Space Shuttles
8 Calgary Towers
Albertans achieved a beverage container return rate of 83% in 2022 and we’d like to thank our dedicated communities for their efforts. Each year Alberta bottle Depots collect over 2 billion beverage containers, which equals more than 87,908,875 kg of waste that is diverted from our landfills.
Well done, Alberta!
Alberta’s non-refillable beverage container collection system operator, ABCRC, is committed to giving used beverage containers of all types a second life.
Alberta’s Beverage Container Management Board (BCMB) is pleased to see the Government of Alberta’s recently released Natural Gas Vision and Strategy includes a focus on a circular economy for plastics.