Depot Awards

Each year the Alberta Bottle Depot Association (ABDA) hosts the annual Industry Conference, where the industry takes time to appreciate and recognize the excellent performance of depots around the province.  Awards are given out in three categories: 

  • Industry Excellence (nominated by ABCRC)  A measure of a depot’s performance in the areas of:
    • Audit results
    • Control of shipping supplies
    • Accuracy of R-bills/eR-bills
    • Shipment preparation and load quality
    • Communication 
  • Program Excellence (nominated by BCMB)  A measure of a depot’s performance in the areas of:
    • Uniform Code of Accounts annual submissions
    • Refund compliance accuracy
    • Quality Control audits
    • Non-Beverage Container compliance
    • Operational Compliance, including active engagement in the QMS and implementation of POR
    • Good or outstanding customer service 
  • Service Excellence: Trevor Nickel Service Excellence Award (nominated by Depot customers)  A measure of a depot’s performance in the areas of:
    • Outstanding service levels
    • Customer convenience 
    • Innovation 

Scroll down to see recent and past recipients of these awards. 

You are Excellent!

What you do makes a difference. Thank you!

Due to COVID-19 the ABDA did not hold a conference in 2020 and therefore no awards were presented in this year.

Congratulations to some of the most successful, innovative and inspiring depots in Alberta. 
     
Industry Excellence Award Program Excellence Award Trevor Nickel Service Excellence Award
     
  • Okotoks Bottle Depot
  • Bea Fisher Enterprises Bottle Depot
  • Chinook Bottle Depot 
  • Redwater Bottle Depot 
  • Blackfalds Bottle Depot 
  • Cosmos I Bottle Depot 
  • Stony Plain Bottle Depot 
  • GPS Container Depot Ltd. 
  • East Hills Bottle Depot 
  • Taber Bottle Depot
  • Grimshaw Bottle Depot
  • Olds Bottle Depot 
  • Walden Bottle Depot
  • Innisfree Bottle Depot 
  • Plus I Bottle Depot 
  • West Edmonton Bottle Depot
  • Quick Stop Bottle Depot 
  • Slave Lake Bottle Depot 
 
  • Rocky Bottle Depot 
  • Springbank Bottle Depot 
 
  • Sage Hill Bottle Depot 
  • The Green Bottle Depot
 
  • Sundre Container Depot 
  • Universal Bottle Depot
 
  • Wabasca Bottle Depot
 
Congratulations to some of the most successful, innovative and inspiring depots in Alberta. 
     
Industry Excellence Award Program Excellence Award Trevor Nickel Service Excellence Award
     
  • Ability Bottle Depot South
  • Ability Bottle Depot North 
  • Airdrie Bottle Depot 
  • Coaldale Bottle Depot 
  • All Seasons Bottle Depot 
  • Beddington Heights Bottle Depot 
  • Daysland Bottle Depot 
  • Beaverlodge Bottle Depot 
  • Clareview Bottle Depot 
 
  • Callingwood Bottle Depot 
  • Evansburg Bottle Depot 
 
  • Cosmos II Bottle Depot 
  • Strathcona Bottle Depot 
 
  • Daysland Bottle Depot 
  • Summerside Bottle Depot 
 
  • Delburne Bottle Depot 
  • Vecova Bottle Depot 
 
  • Jasper Bottle Depot 
  • Warburg Bottle Depot 
 
  • North Hill Bottle Depot 
 
 
  • Taber Container Depot
 
Congratulations to some of the most successful, innovative and inspiring depots in Alberta. 
     
 Industry Excellence Award Program Excellence Award Trevor Nickel Service Excellence Award
     
  • Ability Bottle Depot South
  • 2A Bottle Depot
  • Cosmos I Bottle Depot
  • Olds Bottle Depot
  • Beaumont Bottle Depot
  • Hythe Bottle Depot
  • Evansburg Bottle Depot
  • Butte Bottle Depot
  • Summerside Bottle Depot
 
  • Calmar Bottle Depot
  • Airdrie Bottle Depot
 
  • Joussard Bottle Depot
  • Recycle Plus 2
 
  • Langdon Bottle Depot
  • Ability Bottle Depot North
 
  • Magrath Bottle Depot
  • Walden Bottle Depot 
 
  • Warburg Bottle Depot
 
 
  • Walden Bottle Depot
 
 
  • Winterburn Bottle Depot
 
     

Depot Recognition

The BCMB would like to thank all depots that go above and beyond to assist the BCMB, their industry partners and/or their fellow depot operators in bettering the industry.   

Click the tabs below to discover some of the outstanding ways in which Alberta depot owners and operators are making this industry better. 

The BCMB would like to thank the following depots for their assistance with improving the Registration Database. These depots submit images of unregistered beverage containers or registered beverage containers that do not have images to the BCMB through the Quality Monitoring System.

The images help the BCMB to improve the Registration Database, ensure all beverage containers being sold in Alberta are registered and simplify the return process for depots and customers.  

  • Springbank Bottle Depot
  • Langdon Bottle Depot 
  • Kevin’s Bottle Depot
  • Magrath Bottle Depot
  • Olds Bottle Depot 
  •  Daysland Bottle Depot 
 
 

The BCMB would like to thank the following depots for their assistance with improving the Registration Database. These depots submit images of unregistered beverage containers or registered beverage containers that do not have images to the BCMB through the Quality Monitoring System.

The images help the BCMB to improve the Registration Database, ensure all beverage containers being sold in Alberta are registered and simplify the return process for depots and customers.  

  • Airdrie Bottle Depot 
  • Delburne Bottle Depot
  • Clareview Bottle Depot 
  • North Hill Bottle Depot
  • Bea Fisher Enterprises Inc. Bottle Depot
  • Ability Bottle Depot
  • Roper Bottle Depot
  • Manchester Bottle Depot
  • Taber Container Depot
  • Blue Heron Bottle Depot 
  • High River Bottle Depot 
BCMB Mandate - to regulate and enhance a leading beverage container system that protects Alberta’s environment.