Beverage Containers

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Residents and businesses throughout the province can recycle beverage containers through MMSB’s Beverage Container Recycling Program.

You can return beverage containers to a Green Depot to receive a refund or place them in the blue bag where curbside recycling services are available (excludes glass bottles). View a complete list of accepted containers.

The following beverage containers are NOT accepted in MMSB’s program:

  • Refillable beer bottles such as Quidi Vidi, Labatt and Molson are accepted as part of a reuse program operated by local brewers.
  • Milk cartons are accepted with mixed containers as part of curbside recycling programs, where available. See Mixed Containers for more information.

Badger Green Depot

Badger Green Depot is part of a province-wide network of Green Depots accepting used beverage containers included in MMSB’s Beverage Container Recycling Program.

Location: Badger
Phone: 709-539-2689
Web: greendepotnl.ca

Botwood Green Depot

Botwood Green Depot is part of a province-wide network of Green Depots accepting used beverage containers included in MMSB’s Beverage Container Recycling Program. This depot also accepts paint and electronics.

Location: 1 Circular Road (next to the Fire Hall)
Phone: 709-257-4599
Web: greendepotnl.ca

Buchans Green Depot

Buchans Green Depot is part of a province-wide network of Green Depots accepting used beverage containers included in MMSB’s Beverage Container Recycling Program.

Location: Main Street
Phone: 709-673-3312
Web: greendepotnl.ca

Carmanville Green Depot

Carmanville Green Depot is part of a province-wide network of Green Depots accepting used beverage containers included in MMSB’s Beverage Container Recycling Program.

Location: Next to Saunder's Grocery Store
Phone: 709-678-8210 / 709-534-2460
Web: greendepotnl.ca

Fogo Island Green Depot

Fogo Island Green Depot is part of a province-wide network of Green Depots accepting used beverage containers included in MMSB’s Beverage Container Recycling Program.

Location: 29 Main Street, Fogo
Phone: 709-235-1951
Web: greendepotnl.ca

Gambo Green Depot

Gambo Green Depot is part of a province-wide network of Green Depots accepting used beverage containers included in MMSB’s Beverage Container Recycling Program.

Location: Gambo
Phone: 709-678-8000
Web: greendepotnl.ca

Gander Green Depot

Gander Green Depot, owned and operated by Broadening Horizons, is part of a province-wide network of Green Depots accepting used beverage containers included in MMSB’s Beverage Container Recycling Program.

Location: 325 Garrett Drive
Phone: 709-256-4000
Web: www.scotiarecyclinggroup.com

Glovertown Green Depot

Glovertown Green Depot is part of a province-wide network of Green Depots accepting used beverage containers included in MMSB’s Beverage Container Recycling Program. This depot also accepts paint and electronics.

Location: 205 Main Street (next to Crosstown Store)
Phone: 709-533-3013
Web: greendepotnl.ca

Grand Falls–Windsor Green Depot

Grand Falls-Windsor Green Depot, owned and operated by Scotia Recycling Limited Newfoundland, is part of a province-wide network of Green Depots accepting used beverage containers included in MMSB’s Beverage Container Recycling Program.  This depot also accepts paint and electronics Scotia Recycling will also accept limited amounts of paper and cardboard from residential customers.

Location: 1 Columbus Drive
Phone: 709-489-1949
Web: www.scotiarecyclinggroup.com

Lewisporte Green Depot

The Lewisporte Green Depot is part of a province-wide network of Green Depots accepting used beverage containers included in MMSB’s Beverage Container Recycling Program.

Location: 45 Centennial Drive (Calypso Foundation)
Phone: 709-535-2604
Web: greendepotnl.ca

New Wes Valley Green Depot

New Wes Valley Green Depot is part of a province-wide network of Green Depots accepting used beverage containers included in MMSB’s Beverage Container Recycling Program. This depot also accepts paint and electronics.

Location: 83-85 Quay Road (next to the hockey rink, at the start of the community), Badger’s Quay
Phone: 709-536-1311
Web: greendepotnl.ca

New World Island Green Depot

New World Island Green Depot is part of a province-wide network of Green Depots accepting used beverage containers included in MMSB’s Beverage Container Recycling Program.

Location: 142 Road to The Isles
Phone: 709-884-7794
Web: greendepotnl.ca

Twillingate Green Depot

Twillingate Green Depot is part of a province-wide network of Green Depots accepting used beverage containers included in MMSB’s Beverage Container Recycling Program. This depot also accepts paint and electronics.

Location: Main Highway (at the rear of the NAPA Building)
Phone: 709-884-2770
Web: greendepotnl.ca

Broadening Horizons Recycling

Broadening Horizons Recycling provides a residential and commercial collection service for paper, cardboard and beverage containers in the Town of Gander.

Location: 177 Elizabeth Drive, Gander
Phone: 709-256-3526
Email: info@ganderrecycling.com
Web: www.facebook.com

Calypso Foundation

The Calypso Foundation provides curbside collection of beverage containers from residents and businesses in the Town of Lewisporte.

Location: 45 Centennial Drive, Lewisporte
Phone: 709-535-2604
Email: calypsofoundation@nf.aibn.com
Web: www.envision.ca/webs/calypsofoundation

Municipalities and Local Service Districts – Central Newfoundland

Municipalities and local service districts provide a range of waste collection, disposal and recycling services for residents and businesses.

Phone: Click here to find municipality and local service district contact information

Sort It – Central Newfoundland Waste Management

Central Newfoundland Waste Management provides residential collection and disposal of garbage as well as collection and recycling services for mixed containers and paper and cardboard.

Location: Servicing most communities in the central waste management region
Phone: 709-653-2900
Email: info@cnwmc.com
Web: www.cnwmc.com

Town of Campbellton

The Town of Campbellton provides curbside collection of beverage containers from residents and businesses.

Location: Servicing the Town of Campbellton
Phone: 709-261-2300

Buchans Transfer Station

Central Waste Management operates seven Local Waste Management Facilities which provide waste disposal services for residents in the Central waste management region. These facilities include public drop-off sites for bulk waste, garbage, mixed containers, electronics, fluorescent light bulbs, household hazardous waste (HHW), oil, paint, paper and cardboard, scrap metal, tires and yard waste (fees may apply to some items).

Location: Servicing all communities in the Central waste management region
Phone: (709) 235-1968
Email: info@cnwmc.com
Web: www.cnwmc.com

Central Regional Waste Management Site

Central Waste Management operates the Norris Arm Regional Waste Management Facility which provides waste disposal services for residents in the Central waste management region. It includes a public drop-off site for bulk waste, garbage, electronics, fluorescent light bulbs, household hazardous waste (HHW), oil, paint, paper and cardboard, scrap metal, tires and yard waste. (Fees map apply to some items).

Location: Access Road 3-1-09; Servicing all communities in the Central waste management region
Phone: 709-653-2900
Email: info@cnwmc.com
Web: www.cnwmc.com

Fogo Island Transfer Station

Central Waste Management operates seven Local Waste Management Facilities which provide waste disposal services for residents in the Central waste management region. These facilities include public drop-off sites for bulk waste, garbage, mixed containers, electronics, fluorescent light bulbs, household hazardous waste (HHW), oil, paint, paper and cardboard, scrap metal, tires and yard waste (fees may apply to some items).

Location: Servicing all communities in the Central waste management region
Phone: 709-700-6188
Email: info@cnwmc.com
Web: cnwmc.com

Gander Bay Transfer Station

Central Waste Management operates seven Local Waste Management Facilities which provide waste disposal services for residents in the Central waste management region. These facilities include public drop-off sites for bulk waste, garbage, mixed containers, electronics, fluorescent light bulbs, household hazardous waste (HHW), oil, paint, paper and cardboard, scrap metal, tires and yard waste (fees may apply to some items).

Location: Servicing all communities in the Central waste management region
Phone: (709) 700-2826
Email: info@cnwmc.com
Web: cnwmc.com

Indian Bay Transfer Station

Central Waste Management operates seven Local Waste Management Facilities which provide waste disposal services for residents in the Central waste management region. These facilities include public drop-off sites for bulk waste, garbage, mixed containers, electronics, fluorescent light bulbs, household hazardous waste (HHW), oil, paint, paper and cardboard, scrap metal, tires and yard waste (fees may apply to some items).

Location: Servicing all communities in the Central waste management region
Phone: (709) 235-0693
Email: info@cnwmc.com
Web: cnwmc.com

New World Island-Twillingate Transfer Station

Central Waste Management operates seven Local Waste Management Facilities which provide waste disposal services for residents in the Central waste management region. These facilities include public drop-off sites for bulk waste, garbage, mixed containers, electronics, fluorescent light bulbs, household hazardous waste (HHW), oil, paint, paper and cardboard, scrap metal, tires and yard waste (fees may apply to some items).

Location: Servicing all communities in the Central waste management region
Phone: (709) 235-1446
Email: info@cnwmc.com
Web: cnwmc.com

Point Leamington Transfer Station

Central Waste Management operates seven Local Waste Management Facilities which provide waste disposal services for residents in the Central waste management region. These facilities include public drop-off sites for bulk waste, garbage, mixed containers, electronics, fluorescent light bulbs, household hazardous waste (HHW), oil, paint, paper and cardboard, scrap metal, tires and yard waste (fees may apply to some items).

Phone: (709) 571-9258
Email: info@cnwmc.com
Web: cnwmc.com

Terra Nova Transfer Station

Central Waste Management operates seven Local Waste Management Facilities which provide waste disposal services for residents in the Central waste management region. These facilities include public drop-off sites for bulk waste, garbage, mixed containers, electronics, fluorescent light bulbs, household hazardous waste (HHW), oil, paint, paper and cardboard, scrap metal, tires and yard waste (fees may apply to some items).

Location: Servicing all communities in the Central waste management region
Phone: 709-700-6186
Email: info@cnwmc.com
Web: cnwmc.com

Think About It

Donate beverage containers to a charity or non-profit fundraising initiative.

Properly prepare beverage containers: empty all liquid and remove caps and straws.

Check out MMSB’s Office Recycling Guide to start recycling beverage containers at the office.