Our Bottle Recycling Depot Saves Your Money And Environment

Recycling Tips

According to Environment Canada, Alberta kept over 2 billion beverage containers out of landfills in 2013 by recycling them. That means we saved more than 700 kilowatts of energy.

Fish Creek Bottle is BCMB certified, following all environmental and government regulations.

Find Cash in Your Trash

Recycling beverage containers by holding a bottle drive is a great way to fundraise for your team! Alongside that, you are also helping to save the environment simultaneously. Get tips from the Alberta Bottle Depot Association (ABDA) and make your bottle drive a success.

Faster and More Efficient Bottle Recycling With Our Bottle Return Depot

We appreciate you choosing Fish Creek Bottle depot for all your recycling needs. We support our community and offer our customers fast, efficient, and accurate services.

Here are some recycling tips from ABDA for returning your beverage containers to bottle depots:

Fun Facts from ABDA:

  1. Plastic takes 400 years, aluminum 500 years, and glass 1 million years to break down in a landfill.
  2. Glass containers take 8-12 weeks to be recycled.
  3. One beer bottle has been refilled an average of 15 times.
  4. Well-run recycling programs cost less than waste collection, landfilling, and incineration.
  5. Recycled PET plastic bottles are used to make jackets, fleece jackets, t-shirts, or carpets.
  6. 5 PET bottles can make fabric for one XL T-shirt or fill a ski jacket with insulation.
  7. Recycling 1 aluminum can save enough energy to power a 100-watt bulb for 20 hours or a TV for 3 hours.
  8. Aluminum cans can be collected, melted down, and made into new cans in as few as 60 days.
  9. Last year, laid end-to-end containers recycled in Alberta would circle the earth eight times!
  10. Recycling 1 ton of plastic can save over seven cubic yards of landfill space.

Sort Your BCMB-registered Containers

Please separate all the BCMB-registered beverage containers you collect in the following order:

Call 403-256-0845 or visit our conveniently located SE Calgary bottle recycling depot with your pre-sorted containers and enjoy faster refunds through our express line. We are proudly serving the SW and SE Calgary communities of Fish Creek, Bridlewood, Millrise, Shawnessy, Midnapore, and Sundance, but we also have customers coming all the way from  McKenzie Towne, Copperfield, Mahogany, Auburn Bay and Cranston.