How do I return a bottle in Vancouver?

How do I return a bottle in Vancouver?

Take water & pop bottles/cans, juice boxes, wine bottles/boxes, beer cans, etc, to a Return-It Beverage depot for recycling. Visit Return-It or phone 604.473. 2400 for more information including acceptable materials and drop off locations.

Where can I return bottles in BC?

Find a Drop off Location

  • Visit Recycling Council of B.C.
  • E-mail [email protected].
  • B.C. Toll Free: 1-800-667-4321.
  • Lower Mainland: 604-732-9253.

Does BC have bottle depots?

Recycle BC has a network of depots across BC where residents can drop off packaging and paper free of charge.

Do bottle depots take crushed cans BC?

Do I need to prepare my beverage containers before taking them to the bottle depot? Please rinse all containers clean. Beverage containers can be flattened side to side to save space, but depot operators must be able to read all labels. Do not crush pop cans from top to bottom.

How do you return-it Depot?

All you need to remember is your phone number for your account. You simply find the Return-It Express depot near you, tag your bag, and wait for your deposit to be refunded into your online account — which you can then redeem via Interac e-Transfer. That’s all it takes.

Can you return in BC?

Deposits are charged when beverage containers are purchased in British Columbia. They are returned in full when you bring back the empty containers for recycling. These deposits are set through government legislation. See the BC Government’s page on Beverage Container Regulation.

Are milk cartons refundable in BC?

Provincial law in B.C. requires all vendors to collect a deposit on all ready-to-drink beverage containers, however, there are no deposits or refunds for milk or milk substitute containers. Please return all ready-to-drink beverage containers for a refund.

Are wine bottles refundable in BC?

Every year, customers return around 93 million empty beverage alcohol containers to BC Liquor Stores for recycling….DEPOSIT REFUND.

Container Size Deposit Repaid
Dealcoholized beer or wine container up to and including 1 Litre 10¢
Alcohol container up to and including 1 Litre 10¢

How many times are beer bottles reused?

It is not possible to reuse them for life. So, if this is the case, how many times can you reuse a beer bottle then? The average time for beer bottle reuse is about 15 times in its lifetime. This means, even if you are buying a beer bottle the first time.

Should I crush my cans for recycling?

Long-time recyclers have always been told to crush their aluminum cans. For those of you can recyclers who are part of a multiple-stream recycling program (sorting your cans in separate bins), feel free to crush away. But if all your recycling is tossed into one bin, keep your cans intact.

Can you leave caps on bottles for recycling?

It’s important that you remove lids and throw them out before tossing the plastic container in the recycling bin. They usually have a higher melting point and can ruin the entire load of plastic that is trying to be recycled. Remember to always unscrew the lid or cap from your plastic containers before recycling.

What are the hours of operation for the bottle depot?

BOTTLE DEPOT HOURS (Secondary depot): 7:30am – 6pm FULL DEPOT OPEN: 7 Days a Week 9am – 6:00pm STAT HOLIDAYS: 11am – 4pm CLOSED: Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day

What happened to easteast Van bottle depot?

East Van Bottle Depot is Temporarily Closed, until a new location is found. No Sorting! No Waiting! Fund raising & charitable donations ask us about bottle drives!

What kind of glass bottles can I return in BC?

Everyday glass juice and non-alcohol beverage bottles. (Glass alcohol bottles such as wine, spirits, imported beer and coolers carry different deposit levels.) Of all the glass bottles sold in BC, 93% are returned.

What are the recycling hours in Vancouver BC?

Vancouver Recycling Depot Hours. BOTTLE DEPOT HOURS (Secondary depot): 7:30am – 6pm FULL DEPOT OPEN: 7 Days a Week 9am – 6:00pm STAT HOLIDAYS: 11am – 4pm CLOSED: Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day ADDRESS: 960 Evans Avenue Vancouver B.C. V6A 2L2 PHONE: 1 855 701 7171 EMAIL: [email protected]