Albertans returned 82.4% of their beverage containers to a bottle depot in 2012.

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RFA for Depots in Edmonton
Posted: July 25, 2014

The BCMB will be hosting a mandatory information session in Edmonton on August 22, 2014 for a Request for Applications for two depot permits within the City of Edmonton.  Click here for more information.

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What is the relationship between the BCMB, the Alberta Beverage Container Recycling Corporation (ABCRC), the Alberta Beer Container Corporation (ABCC) and the Alberta Bottle Depot Association (ABDA)?

The BCMB oversees the beverage container recycling system and is the system regulator. The ABCRC is the collection system agent and is approved by the BCMB while the ABCC is a collection system provider. The ABDA represents bottle depot owners in Alberta. All four organizations work in partnership to ensure the collection and processing of used beverage containers in the province.

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