Keeping Depot Customers & Staff Safe

Alberta depots continue to ensure the health and safety of customers and staff  as we navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to find out more.


 Manufacturers, Distributors and Retailers 

All ready-to-serve beverage containers are required to be registered with the BCMB prior to selling and/or distributing in Alberta.

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To learn more about beverage container registration: Watch Video! 

To learn more about deposit advertising requirements: Watch Video!

The BCMB is mandated to regulate and enhance a  leading beverage container system that protects Alberta’s environment.

Find your nearest Depot Learn More

Find your nearest Depot

Where is your nearest depot? What beverage containers can be returned for a refund? What are the refund amounts? Click above for answers to these and other questions about recycling your beverage containers.

Quality Monitoring System Learn More

Quality Monitoring System

The BCMB QMS is where Depot Operators can submit tickets to industry partners.

Depot Notices for Owners Learn More

Depot Notices for Owners

View important Depot Notices released by the BCMB.

Beverage Container Database Learn More

Beverage Container Database

Search for any of the almost 150,000 beverage containers registered in Alberta.

Did you know that Albertans returned nearly 700 million plastic beverage containers for recycling in 2020? That’s a collection rate of 78.5%!   

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CLICK HERE to find out what’s happening in the beverage container recycling industry.

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