Together We Make an Impact

2,017,026,382 beverage containers were recycled in 2018!

That's the equivalent of…

671,861,402

kWh
Energy Saved

195,998,487

Kg
Avoided Greenhouse
Gas Emissions

86%

return rate

 

309 Boeing 747s

6,655,276 Stanley Cups

1,378 Space Shuttles

9 Calgary Towers

1,339,536,994

CONTAINERS RECYCLED so far THIS YEAR

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

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Celebrate Recycling

Albertans achieved a beverage container return rate of 86% in 2018 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 103,156,780 Kg of waste that is diverted from our landfills.

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Recycling 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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