Emissions (GHG) Avoided
5,620,772 Stanley Cups
44 Space Shuttles
8 Calgary Towers
CONTAINERS RECYCLED so far THIS YEAR
HELP US BEAT Our REcord of
2.1 Billion COntainers in a year
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!
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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