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.


2021 Depot Awards of Excellence

The beverage container recycling industry’s 2021 Depot Awards of Excellence have been announced. Depots across Alberta are being celebrated during Waste Reduction Week for their excellence in service, programs, and industry operations. The BCMB was once again pleased to nominate depots for the Program Excellence Awards. Click here for a list of this year’s winners as well as the recipients of the Industry Excellence and Service Excellence Awards.   

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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