New Industry Service Agreement between BDL and Depots

As presented at the 2019 BCMB Regional Meetings, the BCMB is pleased to report the approval of a Service Agreement between the Alberta Beer Container Corporation (ABCC) and Alberta Bottle Depot Association (ABDA). The Service Agreement became effective on February 1, 2019 and can be found on the BCMB website at This agreement is applicable to all Universal and Class D Depots. Please take some time to review this Agreement.

The Service Agreement represents the terms and conditions of handling, sorting and shipping containers between Brewers Distributor Ltd (BDL) and depots. This Service Agreement was negotiated between representatives of ABCC, who represent BDL, and the Alberta Bottle Depot Association (ABDA), who represent depots.

If you have questions regarding this notice, please contact the BCMB at 1-888-424-7671 and ask to speak with a member of the BCMB Compliance team. For your reference, all previous Depot notices can be found on the BCMB website at

Sandra Pinheiro