Accurate Counts and Friendly Service at our Calgary Bottle Depot

At Beddington Heights Bottle Depot in Calgary, we’re committed to providing our guests with a clean, welcoming and friendly environment. Our depot uses state of the art technology like LCD screens to show your bottle count as it’s being rung through, and video surveillance to ensure accurate counts every time. In fact, if you get home and you believe there was a discrepancy with your count, we can review the video up to 3 days after your visit as part of our commitment to fair, accurate service. Our depot recycles:

  • Aluminum cans
  • Bag-in-a-box
  • Gable top beverage cartons
  • Juice pouches
  • Plastic beverage containers
  • Plastic drink bottles and jugs
  • Poly cups and bottles
  • Polycoat containers
  • Refillable beer bottles
  • Wine bottles and other glass containers
  • Steel beverage cans
  • Tetra Pak beverage cartons

Award Winning and Environmentally-Conscious Bottle Depot

We take recycling seriously, and we’re also proud and engaged members of our community. We’re honoured to have been awarded the 2014 Award of Excellence and the 2013 Certificate of Environmental Achievement by the Alberta Bottle Depot Association, as well as winning first place in the 2008 Community Champion Challenge, awarded by the Beverage Container Management Board. So, if you’re looking to do your part for the environment, and put a little cash in your pocket, bring your containers to our award-winning depot in Calgary! Curious how much your bottles are worth? Calculate your total with the Alberta Bottle Depot Association container calculator.


Browse the Information Below for More Information on Container Recycling

Aluminum Cans

0 - 1 Litre

Deposit: $0.10

Refund: $0.10

Aluminum cans are recycled back into new aluminum cans, a process taking usually less than 60 days.

Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Clear Plastic Containers

0 - 1 Litre

Deposit: $0.10

Refund: $0.10

Over 1 Litre

Deposit: $0.25

Refund: $0.25

In Alberta, Clear Polyethylene Terephthalate containers are recycled into pellets and flakes and manufactured into new food-grade beverage containers.

Other Plastic Containers (Coloured PETs and High-Density Polyethylene)

0 - 1 Litre

Deposit: $0.10

Refund: $0.10

Over 1 Litre

Deposit: $0.25

Refund: $0.25

These types of plastics are recycled into pellets and turned into new non-food plastic products.

Glass Containers

0 - 1 Litre

Deposit: $0.10

Refund: $0.10

Over 1 Litre

Deposit: $0.25

Refund: $0.25

In Alberta, glass containers are crushed and turned into tiny glass beads. The glass is then spun into thin strings, which are used to make fibreglass insulation. Refillable beer bottles are reused.

Tetra Pak Containers

0 - 1 Litre

Deposit: $0.10

Refund: $0.10

Over 1 Litre

Deposit: $0.25

Refund: $0.25

These types of containers are made of paper, aluminum and plastic. Each container is put through a hydro-pulping process, separating the different material types. The paper pulp and fibres are recycled into new paper products, and the aluminum and plastics are also recycled.

Gable Top Containers

0 - 1 Litre

Deposit: $0.10

Refund: $0.10

Over 1 Litre

Deposit: $0.25

Refund: $0.25

Gable top cartons are made of paper and plastic. These containers also go through a hydro-pulping process. The paper pulp is recycled into products like bath tissue, cardboard and writing paper. The residual plastics are also recycled.

Bi-Metal Containers

0 - 1 Litre

Deposit: $0.10

Refund: $0.10

Over 1 Litre

Deposit: $0.25

Refund: $0.25

These containers are smelted into things like car parts, construction rebar and grinding rods.

Other Containers

Pouch (Juice) 0 - 1 Litre

Refund: $0.10

Deposit: $0.10

Bag-in-a-Box (Box Wine) Over 1 Litre

Deposit: $0.25

Refund: $0.25

Poly Cup

Deposit: $0.10

Refund: $0.25

Drink pouches and bag-in-a-box bladders go through gasification for energy recovery. Boxes from the containers are recycled into paper objects like cardboard boxes.

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Commercial Pick-Ups

We offer free container pick-ups for commercial clients like schools, hospitals, restaurants and bars!

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Community Involvement & Bottle Drives

We love to partner up with charities, schools, and community groups for bottle drive fundraisers!

Beddington Heights Bottle Depot


Unit 111 - 20 Country Hills Landing NW

Calgary, AB T3K 5P4


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Hours

Monday                   08:45 AM - 06:00 PM

Tuesday                   08:45 AM - 06:00 PM
Wednesday             08:45 AM - 06:00 PM
Thursday                 08:45 AM - 06:00 PM
Friday                       08:45 AM - 06:00 PM
Saturday                  08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Sunday                    10:00 AM - 04:00 PM


Please call us for holiday hours
We are closed for both Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

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