2019 Sustainability Report
July 21, 2020
ABCRC is proud to highlight its environmental, social and economic stewardship accomplishments in this year's annual sustainability report. Created in partnership with local photographers and designers, this year's report focuses on ABCRC's continuing efforts to contribute to a circular economy by improving the efficiency and effectiveness of Beverage Container recycling in Alberta.
Some key accomplishments in 2019 include:
- Achieved a return rate of 85%, which equates to 1,934,928,668 Beverage Containers diverted from Alberta landfills.
- Built a brand new, state-of-the-art facility in St. Albert to increase Northern Alberta depot servicing capacity and efficiency.
- Engaged with 124 community groups through the Community Champions Grant Program, providing 3,223 new recycling bins used to promote and facilitate beverage container recycling in Alberta. This resulted in 3,967,595 beverage containers being diverted from landfills.
- Launched a series of marketing campaigns with the goal of creating momentum among Albertans to consciously and collectively increase overall beverage
container return rates.