Guide to the Depot

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Rinse Your Containers

Help make our Depot a clean and inviting place – rinse your empty beverage containers. Cleaning your beverage containers means less odor and germs. Leave tabs, labels and lids on plastic containers. While it is okay to squish plastic milk jugs, please don’t crush cans or bottles.

Keep It Tidy

Remember to remove items like plastic rings, carton boxes and other extra packaging that may have come with your beverage containers. Beer bottles can be brought to the Depot in the case they were purchased in. Depots use these cases to return the bottles so they can be recycled or refilled.

Size is a Big Deal

We have an automated sorting system that makes the process more efficient. Although you are not required to pre-sort your containers by size (1L and less or over 1L) or type (glass, cans etc.) pre-sorting can help speed up the processing time at our Depot.

Beverage Containers Only

With the exception of beer bottles, that can be returned in the cardboard boxes they came in, our Depot only processes empty beverage containers.

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Introducing curbside service!

Our Bottle Depot and Pick-Up Service Facility has reopened with reduced operating hours and a modified curbside service format to serve our consumers, Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

When you come:

  1. Please limit the number of glass containers in a bag to 24 bottles or less. Please note that heavy bags are a lifting hazard for our employees and may require re-packaging by the consumer before they can be processed.
  2. Please only include recyclable beverage containers that are eligible for refund. Please note at this time we do not take concentrated drink mixes, soup containers, household plastics, olive oil containers or vinegar containers.
  3. Please enter using the new entrance via 33 Street NW.
  4. An employee will guide you to where you can park and unload your recyclable beverage containers.
  5. An employee will collect your name and the first three letters of your license plate and bring your product into the facility to process your order.
  6. Please park in the angle parking spaces on the east side of the bottle depot parking lot while we process your order
  7. After processing, your refund will be brought out to your vehicle in a sealed envelope.