The BCMB amends its by-laws, policies and agreements when necessary. The most current versions of our governing documents can be viewed by clicking on the relevant blue tab and choosing a document.  

The by-laws found on this tab will be effective as of February 1, 2019. For the currently effective by-laws, please see the previous "Current By-laws" tab.

The BCMB undertook a formal review of all BCMB by-laws and policies from 2016 to 2018 to identify and improve, where necessary, the following: 

  • Areas requiring alignment, simplification or clarification (including removal of repetitive or competing statements and definitions);
  • Areas of regulatory compliance – to ensure these areas were consistently applied, fair and transparent;
  • Areas that required updating according to current industry standards and areas that could drive improvement and innovation in the industry.

On November 7, 2018 the BCMB Board of Directors approved the following by-laws with an effective date of February 1, 2019:

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** BCMB Board of Directors approved June 20, 2018. This by-law is currently in effect.

** BCMB Board of Directors approved June 20, 2018. This by-law is currently in effect.

BCMB Mandate - to regulate and enhance a leading beverage container system that protects Alberta’s environment.