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Say Goodbye to the Bottle Depot with SkipTheDepot's Pickup Service

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Not everyone enjoys a trip to the bottle depot, but there is good news! SkipTheDepot offers a convenient bottle recycling pickup service near you! In this blog post, we'll explore the advantages of bottle recycling and how SkipTheDepot's service works.

How it works

Get ready for SkipTheDepot to change your life! Simply create an account on SkipTheDepot's website, or download the app from the App Store or Google Play. Schedule a pickup for your bottles and cans. We also accept clothing and even electronics and watch the magic happen! The driver will swing by, collect your bags, count them at the depot and the money will be added to your account. Then, you can either redeem your refund or donate to your favorite charity. It's a piece of cake!

SkipTheDepot welcomes all beverage containers that follow Alberta's beverage deposit rules, which you can look up on the Alberta deposit site. Preparing your pickup is as easy as 1-2-3: Put your containers in a strong trash bag, mark it with your customer ID number, and leave it out for the driver to pick up. After your first pickup, SkipTheDepot even gives you free bags to make labeling a snap!

Choosing SkipTheDepot's bottle recycling pickup service is hassle-free and eco-friendly! According to ABCRC, recycling your beverage containers can help reduce greenhouse gasses and landfill waste. Albertans achieved a beverage container recycling rate of 87% in 2019, equivalent to taking 93,000 cars off the road for a year or not using your TV for three hours.

So, why choose SkipTheDepot? We come to you, saving you the trip to bottle depot, and you’ll get rewarded for your recycling efforts! With over $7 million paid out and $1.7 million donated to charities, it’s a win-win!

Customer handing off SkipTheDepot bags to our driver.

Frequently Asked Questions About Our Service

  • What types of beverage containers do you accept?

    We accept all beverage containers that follow Alberta beverage deposit rules, including aluminum cans, glass bottles, and plastic bottles.

  • Is there a minimum number of beverage containers required for pickup?

    There is no minimum amount; however, we ask for at least 150 beverage containers to avoid flat-rate fees.

  • Do I have to be home for the pickup? No, you do not need to be home for the pickup.

    Leave your bags of beverage containers in an accessible location, and our driver will collect them on the scheduled pickup day. You can write pick-up instructions for the driver to help them locate the bags.

  • How do I redeem my refund for the beverage containers?

    Once your containers are processed, you can redeem or donate your refund using the app or website by clicking 'Cash Out' to initiate an e-transfer. Other payment options are available if needed.

  • Is your service available in my city?

    Our service is available in select Alberta places, including Calgary, Edmonton, and Red Deer. Check our website https://skipthedepot.com/locations to see if we offer service in your area.

  • What do you charge for a pickup?

    We have a 10-30% service fee applied to your refund depending on your volume of bottles. For your first pickup you can use the promo code ‘RECYCLEEASY’ for a free bottle pickup.

Driver loading truck with SkipTheDepot bags.

Book a pick-up

SkipTheDepot's bottle recycling service is a hassle-free, convenient, and environmentally friendly way to recycle your beverage containers. You can help reduce greenhouse gasses and landfill waste and get paid! Create an account on SkipTheDepot's website, App Store, or Google Play. Make a difference in your community!

We hope you found this blog post informative and helpful. If you have any questions or comments, please share them below. Remember to share this post with your friends and family on social media to spread the word about SkipTheDepot's bottle recycling pickup service.

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