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Is Your Container Refundable?

Follow this link — BCMB Product Database — to find out!

For tips on how to handle recycling in Calgary with Chinook Bottle Depot, take a look at this page or contact us directly! We want to help you feel confident about your ability to help the earth one recycling session at a time.

If you would like faster service, we ask that you pre-sort and pre-count your materials before visiting us. Then, bag and label all counted and sorted containers by the dozens.


For more information about BCMB-registered containers, please read our page on return rates.

Please separate all BCMB-registered, ready-to-serve beverage containers by the following sorts:

  • Aluminum cans 1 litre and less
  • PET 1 litre and less (clear & blue tinted)
  • PET over 1 litre (clear & blue tinted)
  • Glass 1 litre and less (excludes refillable domestic beer bottles, Miller, Sleeman, Steam Whistle, & Moose Head)
  • Glass over 1 litre
  • Tetra 1 litre and less
  • Tetra over 1 litre
  • HDPE over 1 litre (natural)
  • Other plastics 1 litre and less
  • Other plastics over 1 litre
  • Gable tops 1 litre and less
  • Gable tops over 1 litre
  • Bi-metals 1 litre and less
  • Bi-metals over 1 litre
  • Foil drink pouches 1 litre and less
  • Bag in box over 1 litre


10 Cents: 1 Litre & Less

25 Cents: Over 1 Litre


Chinook Bottle Depot

108 61 Ave. SE

Calgary, AB T2H 0R2




Hours of Operation: 

Monday - Saturday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Sundays & Holidays: 10 AM - 4 PM

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