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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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Depot Spotlight: Triple H Southside

Triple H Southside Depot has been in the business of managing, collecting and recycling beverage containers for over 35 years.

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Applaud a Depot - Happy Can!

On Thursday, we were excited to celebrate two amazing groups here in Calgary: Happy Can Bottle Depot and Recycle For Life. This month’s Applaud came from Laurie Clayton of Recycle for Life...

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Did You Know World Environment Day Is Coming Up On June 5th?

Designated by the United Nations, World Environment Day falls within Canada’s Environment Week celebrated every year the week of June 5th.

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