399,494,615

CONTAINERS RECYCLED so far THIS YEAR

HELP US BEAT Our REcord of
2 Billion COntainers in a year

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Together We Make an Impact

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

676,656,200

kWh

Energy Saved

197,397,000

kg CO2eq

Emissions Avoided

86.2%

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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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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Depot Spotlight: Eckville Bottle Depot

Different Locations One Historic Goal

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The Great Alberta Bottle Hunt Helps Fund Scout Troop #36’s Big Adventure

The Great Alberta Bottle Hunt, an Alberta Depot sponsored event held on June 9th, caught the attention of many communities and non-profit organizations across Calgary and Edmonton.

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