Beverage Containers

Eastern

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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.

Bay Bulls Green Depot

Bay Bulls 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 Highway, Bay Bulls
Phone: 709-334-3577
Web: greendepotnl.ca

Bay Roberts Green Depot

Bay Roberts 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: 40 Neck Road, Coley's Point
Phone: 709-786-2120
Web: greendepotnl.ca

Bell Island Green Depot

Bell 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: 148 Main Street, Bell Island
Phone: 709-488-1188
Web: greendepotnl.ca

Blackmarsh Road Green Depot

Blackmarsh Road Green Depot, owned and operated by Evergreen Recycling, 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 electronics.

Location: 79 Blackmarsh Road, St. John’s
Phone: 709-758-5881
Web: www.greencan.ca

Blaketown Green Depot

Blaketown 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: On the Main Road, Blaketown
Phone: 709-759-3898
Web: greendepotnl.ca

Carbonear Green Depot

Carbonear 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: 35 Adelaide Street, Carbonear
Phone: 709-596-7466
Web: greendepotnl.ca

Clarenville Green Depot

Clarenville 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: 30 Tilley's Road, Clarenville
Phone: 709-466-4545
Web: greendepotnl.ca

Colliers Green Depot

Colliers 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: Route 60, Colliers
Phone: 709-229-4695
Web: greendepotnl.ca

Conception Bay South Green Depot

Conception Bay South 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: 2684 Topsail Road, Conception Bay South
Phone: 709-834-5449
Web: greendepotnl.ca

Cowan Avenue Green Depot

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

Location: 308 Waterford Bridge Rd. (Corner of Cowan Avenue and Waterford Bridge Road), St. John’s
Phone: 709-758-5881
Web: www.greencan.ca

Elizabeth Avenue Green Depot

Elizabeth Avenue Green Depot, owned and operated by Evergreen Recycling, 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 electronics.

Location: 92 Elizabeth Avenue, St. John’s
Phone: 709-758-5881
Web: www.greencan.ca

Mount Pearl Green Depot

Mount Pearl 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: 5 Old Placentia Road, Mount Pearl
Phone: 709-368-7466
Web: www.scotiarecyclinggroup.com

O’Leary Avenue Green Depot, St. John’s

O’Leary Avenue 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: 30 O'Leary Avenue, St. John’s
Phone: 709-726-3515
Web: greendepotnl.ca

Paradise Green Depot

Paradise 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: 1217 Kenmount Road, St. John’s
Phone: 709-237-6255
Web: www.scotiarecyclinggroup.com

Placentia Green Depot

Placentia 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 Highway, Placentia
Phone: 709-227-5959
Web: greendepotnl.ca

Riverhead Green Depot

Riverhead 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.

Location: Main Highway, Riverhead
Phone: 709-525-2121
Web: greendepotnl.ca

Sibley’s Cove Green Depot

Sibley’s Cove 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: Route 80, Sibley’s Cove
Phone: 709-586-2562
Web: greendepotnl.ca

Torbay Road Green Depot

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

Location: 858 Torbay Road, St. John’s
Phone: 709-758-5881
Web: www.greencan.ca

City of Mount Pearl

The City of Mount Pearl provides collection and disposal services for household garbage as well as collection and recycling services for mixed containers and paper and cardboard. They also offer seasonal bulk waste collection services (May to October) for the disposal/recycling of bulk items including scrap metal, furniture, and yard waste.

Location: Servicing the City of Mount Pearl
Phone: (709) 748-1016
Email: publicworks@mountpearl.ca
Web: www.mountpearl.ca

City of St. John’s

The City of St. John’s provides collection and disposal services for garbage, as well as collection and recycling services for mixed containers and paper and cardboard.

Location: Servicing the City of St. John’s
Phone: (709) 754-2489
Email: curbit@stjohns.ca
Web: www.curbitstjohns.ca

Eastern Waste Management

Eastern Waste Management provides collection and disposal services for garbage, bulk waste and yard waste as well as collection and recycling services for mixed containers, paper and cardboard and scrap metal.

Location: Servicing communities in Eastern Newfoundland (excludes most metro municipalities that provide this service to their residents).
Phone: 709-579-7960
Email: info@easternwaste.ca
Web: www.easternwaste.ca

Municipalities and Local Service Districts – Eastern 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.

Town of Bay Roberts

The Town of Bay Roberts provides collection and disposal services for garbage as well as recycling services for mixed containers, paper and cardboard.

Location: Servicing the Town of Bay Roberts
Phone: 709-786-2126
Email: cbradbury@town.bayroberts.nf.ca
Web: www.bayroberts.com

Town of Carbonear

The Town of Carbonear provides collection and disposal services for garbage as well as collection and recycling services for mixed containers, paper and cardboard.

Location: Servicing the Town of Carbonear
Phone: 709-596-3831
Email: carbonear@nf.aibn.com
Web: www.carbonear.ca

Town of Conception Bay South

The Town of Conception Bay South provides collection services for household garbage as well as  recyclables – mixed containers and paper and cardboard. The town also provides collection services for bulk waste, scrap metal, furniture, yard waste and electronic items throughout the year on an appointment basis. There are also free-drop programs for these items offered several times throughout the year.

Location: Servicing the Town of Conception Bay South
Phone: 709-834-6500 ext. 301
Email: wasterecycling@conceptionbaysouth.ca
Web: conceptionbaysouth.ca

Town of Holyrood

The Town of Holyrood provides collection and disposal services for garbage as well as collection and recycling services for mixed containers, paper and cardboard.

Location: Servicing the Town of Holyrood
Phone: 709-229-7252
Email: info@holyrood.ca
Web: www.holyrood.ca

Town of Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove

The Town of Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove provides collection and disposal services for garbage as well as collection and recycling services for mixed containers, paper and cardboard.

Location: Servicing the Town of Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove
Phone: 709-726-7930
Email: office@lbmcoc.ca
Web: www.lbmcoc.ca

Town of North River

The Town of Bay North River provides collection and disposal services for garbage as well as recycling services for mixed containers, paper and cardboard.

Phone: 709-786-6126
Email: townofnorthriver@bellaliant.com
Web: www.townofnorthriver.com

Town of Paradise

The Town of Paradise provides collection and disposal services for garbageas well as collection and recycling services for mixed containers, paper and cardboard.

Location: Servicing the Town of Paradise
Phone: 709-782-1400
Email: info@townofparadise.ca
Web: www.paradise.ca

Town of Pouch Cove

The Town of Pouch Cove provides collection and disposal services for garbage as well as collection and recycling services for mixed containers, paper and cardboard.

Location: Servicing the Town of Pouch Cove
Phone: 709-335-2848
Email: info@pouchcove.ca
Web: www.pouchcove.ca

Town of Small Point – Broad Cove – Blackhead – Adams Cove

The Town of Small Point – Broad Cove – Blackhead – Adams Cove provides collection and disposal services for garbage as well as collection and recycling services for mixed containers, paper and cardboard.

Location: Servicing the Town of Small Point - Broad Cove - Blackhead - Adams Cove
Phone: 709-598-2610 / 1-866-598-2610
Email: townofsmallpoint-adamscove@bellaliant.com

Town of Torbay

The Town of Torbay provides collection and disposal services for garbage as well as collection and recycling services for mixed containers, paper and cardboard.

Location: Servicing the Town of Torbay
Phone: 709-437-6532
Email: info@torbay.ca
Web: www.torbay.ca

Residential Drop-Off – Robin Hood Bay Regional Waste Management Facility

The Robin Hood Bay Regional Waste Management Facility provides residents in the eastern waste management region with free disposal services at the Residential Drop-Off site. Items accepted include: bulk waste, beverage containers (excludes glass), mixed containers, paper, cardboard, electronics, garbage, household hazardous waste (HHW), paint, oil, yard waste scrap metal and MMSB program tires (highway, passenger, light truck and motorcycle tires).

Location: 340 East White Hills Road, St. John’s
Phone: 311
Web: www.robinhoodbay.ca

Atlantic Blue Recycling

Atlantic Blue Recycling provides commercial collection services for paper, cardboard, mixed containers and beverage containers.

Location: Servicing the Northeast Avalon
Phone: 709-726-2583
Email: sdodge@nl.rogers.com
Web: www.neia.org

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.