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BCMB Appoints New President
Posted: July 12, 2015

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Beverage Container Management Board (BCMB), I am pleased to announce that Jeff Linton has been appointed as the new President of the BCMB, effective July 13, 2015. Jeff comes to the BCMB from the Alberta Bottle Depot Association where he served as Executive Director for 16 years. He has more than 30 years of management experience across multiple disciplines including the food service industry, computer manufacturing and business development within a non...

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Why is there a deposit on beverages sold in Alberta?

The deposit refund system has been in place for over 36 years in Alberta. This approach is consistent with Alberta’s waste management strategy to encourage Albertans to take responsibility for resource conservation and waste minimization.

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