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The Alberta Beverage Container Recycling Industry

In 2016, Albertans returned a total of 2,357,574,769 beverage containers. That means that 86.2% of all beverage containers sold in the province were returned to an Alberta Depot and recycled.

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Return featured at Eastlink Centre in Grande Prairie

Alberta Depot has partnered with Eastlink Centre for the month of March to display our sculpture, Return.

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A Community Champion - Bottles 4 Diabetes

Bottles 4 Diabetes started small. Soon after a young boy was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, his family took on the challenge to help eradicate the disease.

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School Program bins are making their way to Alberta schools

A fresh set of beverage container recycling bins have started making their way out to schools in Alberta. Ecole Sainte-Catherine is one of 70 schools registered in our School Recycling Program...

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0 – 1 litre plastic beverage containers can be returned to a Depot

Most Albertans know that 0 – 1 litre plastic water bottles can be returned to a Depot for a refund of 10 cents.

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Gable top containers can be returned to a Depot

Gable top containers are named for the fold at the top of the container that resembles the gable roof of a house.

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Alberta Depot remains an industry leader

It’s confirmed! Alberta Depot remains a leader in the Canadian beverage container recycling industry. Industry analyst, CM Consulting recently released their 2016 Who Pays What report.

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A Christmas surprise for three Depots and their customers!

Christmas came a little early this year for some Depots and their customers!

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Community Champions Program to go live January 1, 2017

Did you know that your organization could be eligible for $20,000 in funding to purchase beverage container recycling bins?

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