Get A Refund From Your Calgary Bottle Recycling Depot

At Fish Creek Bottle Depot in Calgary, we are motivated to make recycling easier for everyone, and it’s our passion!

Fun Facts About Recycling

Here are some fun facts about recycling reported by Alberta Bottle Depot Association!

Container Types Accepted At Our Bottle Return Depot

Glass Beer, Wine, And Soft Drink Bottles

Glass beer, wine, and soft drink bottles

Waste glass bottles get crushed to form glass beads for sandblasting or thin strings to make fiberglass insulation. People also use them for street paint to make the signs more reflective.

Aluminum Cans

Aluminum Cans

Aluminum cans are melted, and new, consumable beverage aluminum containers or cans are manufactured. 95-99% of the collected cans can be recycled.

Plastic Containers and Milk Jugs

Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Clear Plastic Containers

Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Clear Plastic Containers

Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) transparent plastics are recycled into flakes or pellets. New food-grade plastics are manufactured from pellets and flakes. They are also used for clothing and carpets.

Tetra Brik

Tetra Brik

Tetra pack containers go through a hydro-pulping process to separate the paper, plastic, and aluminum. As a result, 80% of the pulp is used to manufacture paper products, and the other 20% of plastics and aluminum are recycled further.
Gable Top

Gable Top

The paper and plastic in these products are separated through the hydro-pulping process. Tissues, cardboard, and writing paper are manufactured from paper pulp.
Bi-Metal

Bi-Metal

Bi-metal cans are recycled into car parts and grinding rods for mining by smelting them. Only 5% of the total weight turns out to be labels, paint, and contaminants.
Pouches

Pouches

Drink pouches are incinerated and used as a source of heat energy. Because of their texture, bag-in-a-box containers are recycled into cardboard and other tough paper objects.

Return Rates at Fish Creek Bottle Depot

Take home cash and protect the environment by recycling your bottles and containers with us. Below are some recyclables we accept to make your sorting and calculating easier.

10 Cents: 1 Litre & Less | 25 Cents: Over 1 Litre

Recycle your bottles and save the environment!

Visit Fish Creek Bottle Depot, a bottle recycling depot near you serving the SW and SE Calgary communities of Fish Creek, Bridlewood, Mill rise, Shawnessy, Midnapore, and Sundance, but we also have customers coming all the way from  McKenzie Towne, Copperfield, Mahogany, Auburn Bay and Cranston.