Bring The Bottle Depot To You And Get Paid
SkipTheDepot is everything you need to recycle your bottles, cans, electronics, and clothes from the comfort of your couch. Download the app. Book a pickup. Get your deposits and your time back. Treat yo’self, or donate to charity.
Over 1500 organizations and more than $1,332,264.50 donated through SkipTheDepot
How It Works
Heading to the bottle depot can be messy and eat up a good chunk of your day. SkipTheDepot lets you ditch the dirty work while still getting money back! We handle the pick up and recycling, get the return. It’s an easy 3-step process!
1. Download & Sign Up
Download SkipTheDepot from the App Store, Google Play, or visit our Web App. Sign up and schedule a pickup.
2. Book a Pickup
The morning of your pickup day, put your bags outside. Use the directions area in the app to let the driver know where to find them.
3. Cash-out or Donate
We send you a breakdown of everything counted, followed by your deposit within 48 hours. Cash out or donate to a local charity!
Why SkipTheDepot is awesome
Not only do we do the dirty work for you, but now you have the option to give back to your community! Donate to the scouts or your nephew’s hockey team! SkipTheDepot makes recycling your bottles and cans easy, convenient, and transparent!
Get the app, book a pickup, put your bags outside, and enjoy the rest of your day.
Donate your return
Use SkipTheDepot and choose a charity to donate to and get a tax receipt to boot!
Who carries cash anymore? Get an e-Transfer straight to your bank account.
Become a Community Partner and reap the benefits of recurring donations!
Get updates from pickup, to processing, to when your account is credited.
Just get the app and request a pickup from your home or office.
Supporting our local communities
Our Community Partners include youth and adult sport teams, playground rebuilds, community centers, after school programs, animal rescue foundations and lots more! If you’re interested in fundraising through our Community Partner Program and to start collecting bottle donations, find more information below
Featured charities in Calgary, Alberta
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Reducing Environmental Impact
Our customers are doing their part to save the environment by recycling more than just bottles and cans
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Check out what people are saying about us!
We don't have a truck and we were swimming in bottles. This service has been great, and we love getting a few extra bags on pick-up day for the next round. A little prep and away our bottles go. Thanks so much!
Fast, courteous, and they give estimates as to when they are picking up. Great way especially if you have limited mobility. They also take clean, unwanted clothing, and match to a charity which can use your donation. Completely recommend. Brilliant idea and app.
Excellent service for those of us who don't drive or have far to many bottles to take to the depot directly. The driver that picked up my 19 bags of bottles was very nice and polite. She was alone so I helped her load them in her truck and she was very grateful for my help. I will use them again when I have more bottles, electronics or clothing for recycling.
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