New Visitor Information for Beverage Container Recycling in Calgary

Tips to Recycling Success

  • No paid deposit? No refund! Most of the beverage containers sold in Alberta stores or liquor stores are refundable.
  • Bring only containers purchased in Alberta.
  • Check if the items you have are returnable for refund. You can browse this convenient database from the Beverage Container Management Board.
  • Empty all containers, bag or box the beverage containers, rinse milk containers and leave beer bottles in original cases if possible. All other containers can go in blue recycling bins. Containers can be flattened.
  • We will count and sort for you.
  • Please – NO garbage, NO filthy containers, and NO gross or unsafe extras. Staff will to refuse loads of containers that are unreasonably dirty or mixed with garbage or unsafe to sort or count.
  • Come to North Hill Bottle Depot for beverage container recycling in Calgary and get cash in return!

Never been to a bottle depot before? It can be a busy and chaotic place if you aren’t prepared. North Hill Bottle Depot encourages everyone to take part in community recycling, whether they have a few cans from a weekend birthday party or a large bag from a bottle drive fundraiser. To ensure you get in and out of our location in the most efficient way possible please follow a few simple steps for beverage container recycling in Calgary.

You can choose to count and sort at home. Rates are as follows:

BEER BOTTLES (in original cases)
10 cents

ALUMINUM CANS (beer, pop, juice, energy drinks)
1 Litre or under – 10 cents

CLEAR PLASTIC “P.E.T.” (water, pop, juice)
1 litre or UNDER – 10 cents

1 litre or UNDER – 10 cents

OVER 1 litre – 25 cents

If you want to know more about beverage container recycling in Calgary, don’t hesitate to call today. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have.


Keep Calgary Clean

North Hill Bottle Depot in Calgary offers fair prices for bottle return and recycling with drop-off or pick up options.

North Hill Bottle Depot

336 41st Ave NE

Calgary, AB T2E 2N3


Monday – Saturday: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Holidays: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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