What do we do with all the recycled containers? Each single container might seem like a small thing, but over time, recycling beverage containers can add up. On average, Albertans recycle almost 1.9 billion containers each year. That helps conserve 390,000 cubic meters of landfill space annually.
Become new aluminum cans
Used in the manufacture of new plastic containers or plastic products.
Used in fibreglass insulation
Refillable Glass beer Containers
Can be reused up to 15 times
Polycoat, Juice, and Milk Cartons
Converted to paper pulp and cardboard
Used for scrap metal that becomes construction rebar