Keeping Depot Customers & Staff Safe

With the recently declared state of public health emergency and new temporary restrictions in Alberta to reduce the transmission of COVID-19, depots are still ensuring the health and safety of depot customers and staff. Click here to find out more.


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.

RFP - Beverage Container Recycling Scorecard and Recycling Rate Verification

A Request for Proposals is now open to develop a recycling scorecard to assess how the Alberta beverage container recycling system is currently performing, best practices for recycling, and recycling validation methods. Click here for more information.

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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