Together We Make an Impact
2,031,423,787 beverage containers were recycled in 2016
This is the equivalent of…
659 Boeing 747s
6,843,911 Stanley Cups
2,951 Space Shuttles
11 Calgary Towers
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.
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.
This month’s winner proves that Depots are essential to the community. Plus II Bottle Depot in Grande Prairie had an amazing turnout as April Parker won this month’s Applaud A...
Did you know that Tetra Pak containers between 0 – 1L are eligible for a 10-cent refund at your local Depot? This includes single-portion juice boxes or dairy alternatives such...