Alberta Depots Are Open & Safe
As restrictions begin to ease in Alberta, the beverage container recycling industry remains committed to ensuring the safety of customers and staff with many different safety measures in place.
Click here to find your nearest depot and its hours of operation.
Click here to find COVID-related FAQs for the public, depots and manufacturers.
BCMB Congratulates Emerald Award Winners
The BCMB was honoured to co-sponsor and co-present the Waste Management Category at the 30th Annual Emerald Awards and congratulates the winners and nominees. Click here to read more.
BCMB Recognizes Environment Week
Environment Week is being celebrated across Canada and recognizes environmental accomplishments and encourages Canadians to contribute to conserving and protecting their environment. Click here to read more about Alberta’s beverage container recycling system and it’s environmental, economic and social contributions.
BCMB Applauds Alberta Government’s Move Toward EPR
The BCMB is pleased to see the Government of Alberta taking steps to develop a made-in-Alberta solution to plastics, packaging, paper, and hazardous household waste. Click here to view the BCMB News Release on this topic.
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.
Did you know that Albertans returned nearly 700 million plastic beverage containers for recycling in 2020? That’s a collection rate of 78.5%!
CLICK HERE to find out what’s happening in the beverage container recycling industry.