Single use plastic replacement

Your Guide to Single-Use Plastic Replacements

September 13, 2021

Over 8 million tons of plastic end up in our oceans each year. That’s 8 million tons of plastic that don’t have to be there. Single-use plastic accounts for over 300 million tons of plastic created each year.…

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compostable packaging

5 Brands With Compostable Packaging

August 10, 2021

In a perfect world, all of your empty chip bags or juice bottles would be made with compostable packaging and would naturally break down. Unfortunately, we don’t live in a perfect world. Every consumer has…

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How to Upcycle With These DIY Kids Projects

How to Upcycle With These DIY Kids Projects

July 2, 2021

While we’ve all heard about recycling, in 1998, a more modern term for it, known as upcycling, has come into use. Coined by Belgian-born Gunter Pauli, this term is now commonplace. In today’s environmentally-conscious society,…

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What do recycled items turn into

What Do Items Get Turned Into When Recycled?

June 3, 2021

Have you ever wondered what happens to the items you bring to a recycling facility? You might be surprised at what some of the products recycled materials get turned into. In fact, you might have…

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Surprising things that can't be recycled

14 Surprising Things You Think Can Be Recycled But Actually Can’t Be

May 13, 2021

You’d think that recycling would be a simple process. You take your recyclable beverage containers to your favourite local bottle depot (hello!), they sort the recyclables for you, you get paid, and that’s the end…

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What is wishcycling?

What Is Wishcycling And How Can You Avoid This Eco-Unfriendly Habit?

April 13, 2021

Have you ever heard of wishcycling? Don’t worry if you haven’t; not many people have, but plenty of us are doing it! Despite not many people knowing what wishcycling is, it’s seriously impacting our environment…

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What do recycling symbols mean in Alberta

What Do The Recycling Symbols Mean In Alberta?

March 24, 2021

Whether you’re new to Alberta, or you just want to get the low-down on what the rules around recycling actually are, we’re delighted to help you out.  There are a lot of rules and regulations…

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Visit Sage Hill Bottle Depot’s Art Gallery

Visit Sage Hill Bottle Depot’s Art Gallery

March 12, 2021

An art gallery… at a bottle depot?! Yes you read that right. Get ready to view the world around you like never before. Sage Hill Bottle Depot is delighted to announce the opening of our…

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Homeless Heroes

November 17, 2020

Together, we can all create a better world than the one we were given. When you’re out in Calgary, you are certain to encounter all kinds of people – including those who are Calgary’s most…

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Rising Up to Serve Our Community

October 20, 2020

At Sage Hill Bottle Depot, we treat everyone we meet like family. That doesn’t end with our guests in store – it extends to our entire Northwest Calgary community! We aim to lift up our…

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