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The Return-It Gang is back with new redemption rules and new limited-edition plush characters you can collect using Return-It Express!*1

Scroll down and learn about our new promotion and how to collect your favourite plushie.

  • Walter Bottel
  • Juicenda Pouch
  • Al Capican
  • Pete Bottel
  • Sarah Cask
  • OJ Carton
  • Joyce Box

New Redemption Rules

We have created new redemption rules to raise awareness on each container type and ensure every beverage container is returned. Now, for each acceptable beverage container, you will receive a different number of credits.

  • Pouches and

    5 credits
    * * * * *
  • Plastic, Bi-Metal, Drink Box,
    and Gable Top

    3 credits
    * * *
  • Glass and
    Non-Alcohol Aluminum

    1 credit

All Return-It Gang characters require the same total number of credits and three visits to a depot on separate days with a few additional conditions implemented to make sure every single empty beverage container makes it back to us and gets recycled.

Walter, OJ, Joyce, and Pete

Walter Bottel, OJ Carton, Joyce Box, Pete Bottel

  • CheckRequires 2000 credits (each)
  • CheckMust return a minimum of 300 containers (including plastic beverage containers, gable top, drink boxes, and bi-metal cans) for each character
Sarah Cask

Sarah Cask

  • CheckRequires 2000 credits
  • CheckMust return a minimum of 4 bag-in-a-box

Juicenda Pouch

  • CheckRequires 2000 credits
  • CheckMust return a minimum of 20 drink pouches
Juicenda Pouch
Al Capican

Al Capican

  • CheckRequires 2000 credits
  • CheckMust return a minimum of 200 non-alcohol aluminum cans

Don't have an Express account?

Follow these simple steps and start collecting points!

  1. Sign up for a Return-It Express account.
  2. Bring your unsorted containers in sealed, clear plastic bags to an Express site. Find an Express site near you.
  3. Use the phone number you registered with to log in at an Express Kiosk.
  4. Print your labels, label your bags, and leave them with us.
  5. We'll sort and count the containers and your Express Account will be credited with your deposit refund. You can redeem your account balance by Interac e-Transfer or a mailed cheque.

The Return-It Gang plush characters are limited-edition promotional toys and will be available while supplies last.
Start collecting today!

Promotion FAQ's

Why is the Return-It gang plush promotion ending?

The Return-It gang plush promotion was a limited time offer and based on stock availability. Now that all the characters have been redeemed and are out of stock, the promotion has ended.

What happens to the points I accumulated during the promotion?

All points accumulated during this promotion will expire on July 10 2023 and will not be transferred to any future promotions.

Will the puppets be restocked?

No, characters will not be restocked for this promotion.

Will the Return-It gang plush promotion run again?

We are always evaluating opportunities and potential promotions that encourage the recycling of beverage containers. Future promotional offers will be posted on our website:

For all details about the promotion, please visit Plush Terms & Conditions

*1Return-It Gang plush promotion is only available for Personal Express accounts