Alberta Beverage Container Recycling Corporation Sustainability Report

Sustainability is an integral part of ABCRC operations and is the driving force behind our daily business activities. ABCRC's annual sustainability reports combine key aspects of reporting used by publicly-traded corporations with comprehensive financial performance reporting and accounts of our accomplishments in environmental, social and economic stewardship.



Since the appointment of ABCRC as the collection system agent, the focus on protecting Alberta's environment has increased.

In addition to helping municipalities and the provincial government meet their waste diversion goals, ABCRC is committed to reducing its own environmental footprint and operating in an environmentally conscious manner that exceeds what is required under the Regulation.

Read more in the 2021 Sustainability Report.


As the collection system agent responsible for fulfilling the regulated responsibilities of beverage manufacturers in Alberta, ABCRC is relied on by some of the most successful beverage manufacturing companies in the world.

These companies look to ABCRC to manage the end-of-lifecycle environmental responsibility and to help minimize the impact of the Common Collection System on consumers. As such, ABCRC focuses on managing its operational costs and takes cost management seriously.

Read more in the 2021 Sustainability Report.


ABCRC fundamentally believes that social stewardship benefits the organizations it serves, its employees and the community in which it operates.

A great example of such a program is ABCRC's Community Champions Program, a unique approach to supporting valuable community organizations through fundraising opportunities that also builds community support of Beverage Container recycling.

Read more in the 2021 Sustainability Report.