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Hope Bottle Depot

Address:
930A 6th Avenue, Hope, BC  V0X 1L4
Call:
604-869-7567
Hours:
Monday CLOSED
Tuesday 9:00AM - 4:00PM Closed
Wednesday 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Thursday 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Sunday CLOSED
Holidays CLOSED

Accepted at this location:

  • Beverage Containers

    Encorp Pacific (Canada)

    Beverage container volumes collected through our province-wide network of Return-It Depots continues to grow creating excellent Business and Career opportunities.

  • End-of-Life Electronics

    Electronic Products Recycling Association

    The Return-It Electronics program is B.C.'s first electronic waste recycling program and is the only way to ensure that end-of-life electronics are recycled responsibly. The growing public awareness of keeping electronic waste out of our landfills opens up interesting Business & Career opportunities.

  • Small Appliances

    ElectroRecycle

    Small appliances and power tools, ranging in size from toasters and hand-held drills to countertop microwaves, vacuums and bench-top table saws.

  • Beer Containers

    Brewers Distributors Ltd.

    Refillable glass beer, cider & cooler bottles and metal beverage alcohol cans.

Beverage containers accepted:

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    Aluminum

    Leave tabs on
    Size CRF Fee Deposit / Refund
    0 – 1L

    The most commonly used individual serving container. Please leave the pull tabs on.

    Recycled into

    More than 80% of the cans sold in BC are returned for recycling. These cans are baled, melted and back on the shelf again as cans within 6 weeks. This saves a lot of raw material, plus it takes 95% less energy to manufacture a new can from recycled aluminum than it does to make it from brand new material.
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    Plastic

    Caps off, labels on
    Size CRF Fee Deposit / Refund
    0 – 1L
    Over 1L 20¢

    The familiar plastic soft drink and water bottles, as well as clear or tinted, opaque plastic, and vinyl juice containers.

    Recycled into

    Over 75% of the plastic bottles sold are returned. The bottles are power-washed, then shredded, then power-washed again. From there, the shredded material is sold to companies who pull, stretch and meld the shreds into fibre for new bottles and buckets. Recycling plastics uses about 1/3 less energy than manufacturing new plastic.
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    Drink Box

    Caps off, straws out
    Size CRF Fee Deposit / Refund
    0 – 500mL
    501mL – 1L

    Aseptic "drink boxes"

    Recycled into

    Around 60% of these polycoated containers are returned for recycling. Once returned, they're hydra-pulped to separate the paper, plastic and foil. The paper is turned into pulp and put to use again in paper products and as cardboard boxes. Thousands of tonnes of paper pulp are recovered in this process. For every ton of paper pulp recycled, approximately 17 trees are saved.
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    Gable Top

    Caps off
    Size CRF Fee Deposit / Refund
    0 – 1L No Fee
    Over 1L 20¢

    Coated "gable top" drink cartons. The name Gable Top comes from the fold at the top which looks like a gable end of a house.

    Recycled into

    Around 60% of these polycoated containers are returned for recycling. Once returned, they're hydra-pulped to separate the paper, plastic and foil. The paper is turned into pulp and put to use again in paper products and as cardboard boxes. Thousands of tonnes of paper pulp are recovered in this process. For every ton of paper pulp recycled, approximately 17 trees are saved.
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    Glass

    Caps off, labels on
    Size CRF Fee Deposit / Refund
    0 – 1L
    Over 1L 16¢ 20¢

    Everyday glass juice and non-alcohol beverage bottles. (Glass alcohol bottles such as wine, spirits, imported beer and coolers carry different deposit levels.)

    Recycled into

    Of all the glass bottles sold in BC, 93% are returned. These bottles are ground down into small pieces called "cullet" and used in the manufacturing of a variety of things such as fibreglass insulation, sandblasting material and even sand for golf-course sandtraps. Ground glass can also be added to asphalt in the making of new roads.
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    Bi-Metal

    Leave labels on
    Size CRF Fee Deposit / Refund
    0 – 1L
    Over 1L No Fee 20¢

    Any metal container other than aluminum ranging from small single serve tins to apple juice cans.

    Recycled into

    Beverage container metal tins and cans are baled and then melted down to be turned into scrap metal, which can then be used as construction re-bar.
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    Pouch

    Leave Bag in Box
    Size CRF Fee Deposit / Refund
    0 – 1L No Fee

    Laminated foil and plastic pouch with a small membrane for inserting a straw.

    Recycled into

    The plastic in these containers is separated out and can be mixed with other types of plastic to make park benches, bins and other sturdy products.
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    Plastic

    Polystyrene cup with foil lid.
    Size CRF Fee Deposit / Refund
    0 – 454mL

    Plastic cup with a foil, peel-off lid.

    Recycled into

    Over 75% of the plastic bottles sold are returned. The bottles are power-washed, then shredded, then power-washed again. From there, the shredded material is sold to companies who pull, stretch and meld the shreds into fibre for new bottles and buckets. Recycling plastics uses about 1/3 less energy than manufacturing new plastic.
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    Bag-in-a-Box

    Water - Leave bag in box
    Size CRF Fee Deposit / Refund
    Over 1L 20¢

    Large "bags" of water in a cardboard carton, usually with a spigot for in-fridge use.

    Recycled into

    The plastic in these containers is separated out and can be mixed with other types of plastic to make park benches, bins and other sturdy products.

Additional recyclables:

BCRecycles.ca