Continuing its trend of innovation, leadership and inclusion, Vecova Bottle Depot has become one of the first depots in Calgary to add TOMRA’s Sorting Solutions to its facility. Vecova continues to lead the way as one of Calgary’s premiere bottle depots with this new technology, which will increase accuracy, effectiveness and customer service.
To celebrate and debut this new advancement, Vecova Bottle Depot is hosting an Earth Day event on Sunday, April 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
WHO: Vecova Bottle Depot
WHAT: Debut of new automation technology and an Earth Day celebration
WHEN: April 22, 2018 (Earth Day) from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Speakers at 11:00 a.m. featuring Vecova’s CEO Joan Lee and bottle depot staff. Ribbon cutting ceremony at 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Vecova Bottle Depot (20 Research Place NW)
WHY: As Calgary’s only non-profit depot, Vecova Bottle Depot employs persons with disabilities, who play a vital role in the depot’s continued success. TOMRA’s sorting technology will grow the depot’s capacity to 21 million containers and help its skilled workers focus on the high level of service that its customers have come to expect.
Vecova Bottle Depot is encouraging Calgarians to see the new technology in action. Bring in $10 worth of recycling bottles and receive a free food voucher for gourmet hot dogs courtesy of Frank and Mabel’s food truck (while quantities last).