Increase to Handling Commissions
The BCMB Board has approved an increase to handling commissions, effective May 1, 2023. Please click here for more information.
2022 Depot Awards of Excellence
The Beverage Container Management Board (BCMB) recently joined its beverage container recycling industry partners in recognizing excellence in the industry. The awards of excellence in service, programs and industry operations were presented to depots at the Annual Industry Conference hosted by the Alberta Bottle Depot Association. Click here to read more.
Industry Supports New EPR Regulations
Alberta’s beverage container recycling industry has released a statement on Alberta’s new EPR framework. Click here to read 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!
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.
View important Depot Notices released by the BCMB.
Search for any of the almost 150,000 beverage containers registered in Alberta.
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.