Alcohol Beverage Container Registrations
As of February 22, 2024, liquor agencies are required to register all new alcohol containers sold in Alberta directly with the BCMB through the BCMB’s registration portal. Click Here to learn 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.
Click here to find out more.
To learn more about beverage container registration: Watch Video!
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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.
The BCMB QMS is where Depot Operators can submit ’tickets’ to industry partners as a way to address operational issues or concerns.
Did you know that Albertans returned more than 703 million plastic beverage containers for recycling in 2022? That’s a collection rate of 79.4%!
CLICK HERE to find out what’s happening in the beverage container recycling industry.