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Deposit return beer, cans, wine or spirits bottles

This item is recyclable.

This item has options for collection or disposal.

Option 1: The Beer Store

  • Return all unbroken wine, alcohol, spirits, coolers, and beer bottles — along with the packaging lids, bottle caps, plastic can rings, corks, and stoppers — to your local Beer Store for a deposit refund. Drinking glasses or broken bottles are not accepted.

Option 2: Recycling

  • Put this item in your recycling (blue) cart or a transparent clear or blue-tinted plastic bag.
  • Make sure the item is clean and empty before placing it in your recycling.
  • Put any foil or plastic seals, stoppers, corks, bottle caps, or tear-away tabs in the garbage.

Additional information:

  • Learn more about The Beer Store deposit return or organizing a Bottle Drive at Better Returns.
  • The lid on your recycling cart must be completely closed for collection. A closed lid helps prevent litter.
  • If your recycling cart is full, put recyclables in a transparent clear or blue-tinted plastic bag. Place the bag outside of your recycling cart on your collection day.
  • Recycling is mandatory in the Region of Peel.
  • The Region collects unlimited amounts of recycling waste from the curb.

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