PROUDLY SERVING: Walden Bottle Depot services South Calgary and Surrounding Area
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19618 Walden Blvd SE Calgary, AB T2X 0M7

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Save Money And Environment At Walden Bottle Recycling Depot Calgary

Recycling Tips

As per the report of Environment Canada, Alberta recycled nearly 2 billion beverage containers in 2013, keeping them out of landfills, which translates to a total energy savings of almost 700 kilowatts.

Walden bottle depot is BCMB approved, meaning we comply with all applicable environmental and government requirements.

Find Money in Your Garbage

Arranging a bottle drive to recycle beverage containers is a terrific method to collect money for your team! Additionally, you are concurrently assisting in the preservation of the environment. Make your bottle drive successful with help from the Alberta Bottle Depot Association (ABDA).

Faster and Efficient Bottle Recycling in Calgary with our Bottle Return Depot

We are pleased that you have chosen Walden Bottle Depot for all of your recycling requirements. We give back to our community and provide prompt, efficient, and accurate service to our consumers. For returning your beverage containers to bottle depots, here are some recycling advice from ABDA:

A Few Tidbits from ABDA -Alberta Bottle Depot Association

  1. Plastic takes 400 years to decompose in a landfill, aluminum 500 years, and glass 1 million years.
  2. It takes 8-12 weeks to recycle glass containers.
  3. The average beer bottle has been refilled 15 times.
  4. Well-run recycling programs are less expensive than garbage collection, landfilling, and incineration.
  5. Coats, fleece jackets, t-shirts, and carpets are made from recycled PET plastic bottles.
  6. Five PET bottles can be used to manufacture fabric for an XL T-shirt or to insulate a ski jacket.
  7. Recycling 1 pound of aluminum can power a 100-watt bulb for 20 hours or a television for 3 hours.
  8. In as little as 60 days, aluminum cans can be collected, melted down, and repurposed into new cans.
  9. Last year, containers recycled in Alberta would have circled the globe eight times if stacked end-to-end!
  10. Recycling Over seven cubic yards of landfill area can be saved by one ton of plastic.

Sort your BCMB registered beverage containers for recycling

Please sort all of your BCMB-registered beverage containers into the following categories:

Visit our bottle recycling center in Calgary with your pre-sorted containers and take advantage of our express line for faster refunds.