Alberta Beverage Container
Recycling Corporation

Alberta Beverage Container Recycling Corporation (ABCRC) oversees the collection and recycling of more than 150,000 different types of regulated, non-refillable beverage containers sold in Alberta. Used beverage containers are transported from more than 220 independently-owned depots located throughout Alberta, then sorted and processed at ABCRC facilities.

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 stewardship 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 always on the lookout for passionate people to join our amazing team.

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ABCRC Announced as Canada Plastics Pact Partner

Today, the Canada Plastics Pact (CPP) welcomed 13 new partners and announced the formation of its first Advisory Council.

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ABCRC's Board of Directors Appoints Guy West as President & CEO

ABCRC’s Board of Directors announced today that Mr. Guy West has been appointed to President and CEO of the company.

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2019 Sustainability Report

ABCRC is proud to highlight its environmental, social and economic stewardship accomplishments in this year's annual sustainability report. 
Designed in partnership with local photographers and designers, this year's report focuses on the outstanding achievements ABCRC has made in improving the efficiency and effectiveness of Beverage Container recycling in Alberta.

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