1,011,740,330

CONTAINERS RECYCLED so far THIS YEAR

HELP US BEAT OUR 2015 TOTAL 
OF 2 BILLION CONTAINERS

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Together We Make an Impact

2,098,525,096 beverage containers were recycled in 2015 
This is the equivalent of…

699,004,428

kWh

Energy Saved

204,361,107

kg CO2eq

Emissions Avoided

85.3%

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 85% in 2015 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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Latest News

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What if the end was really just the beginning?

Of a whole new creation, that is. That’s the beauty of recycling. When you return your beverage containers to your local Depot not only do you get a refund on...

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Spotlight on the Breton Bottle Depot

The Breton Bottle Depot is the most recent Depot to receive some recognition through the Applaud a Depot program.

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Dairy free flavoured coffee creamers can be returned for a 10 cent refund

A reminder that non-dairy liquid coffee creamers are now included in the beverage container recycling system.

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