Alberta Beverage Container
Recycling Corporation

Alberta Beverage Container Recycling Corporation (ABCRC) operates the collection and recycling of more than 150,000 different types of regulated, non-refillable beverage containers sold in Alberta.

This involves transporting and processing used beverage containers from 217 independently owned depots located throughout Alberta. ABCRC strives to continuously improve the return rates on all beverage containers while promoting the environmental, economic and social benefits of recycling.

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As an environmental organization, ABCRC is dedicated to operating using the best practices of corporate social responsibility. ABCRC also operates in a regulatory system that requires annual reporting to Alberta’s government.

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Recycling Facts

Did you know that a thousand milk jugs can be used to make a new recycled park bench? Or that the energy saved from recycling one glass bottle can run a 100-watt light bulb for four hours in Alberta?

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Careers with ABCRC

ABCRC is looking for people who want to join a hard working team, make a difference, and enjoy a healthy work life balance. We’re growing and are on the lookout for passionate people to join our amazing team.

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2017 Sustainability Report

The 2017 Annual Sustainability Report is now available! Every Summer, ABCRC releases an annual report highlighting the environmental, economic, social and financial impacts caused by everyday operational activities.

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Clothing Drive for Cerebral Palsy

ABCRC would like to thank everyone who participated in the “Life without Limits” clothing drive in partnership with the Cerebral Palsy Association of Alberta (CPAA).

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