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Beverage Container Program

Drop and Go

How to use Drop and Go

Drop and Go was developed to make your visit to the bottle depot quick and effortless. Register for a Drop and Go account, then simply drop your bags and boxes of beverage containers and go! 

1. Make an account

To get started, create a Drop and Go account by registering at the Yellowknife or Hay River Beverage Container Depot. Ask the depot operator how to register for an account.

2. Drop and Go

At the Yellowknife or Hay River Beverage Container Depot, visit the Drop and Go kiosk to sign into your account. Follow the instructions to print labels. Attach one (1) label to each bag or box of beverage containers. Drop off your beverage containers for later processing, and go!

3. Collect Your Cash

You will receive an email within five (5) business days confirming that your beverage containers have been counted and your refund has been credited to your account. Visit your Beverage Container Depot to collect your refund at a time that works for you.

Want to donate your beverage containers to help local charities?

It's easy:

1. Bring in your beverage containers

Bring your beverage containers in bags or boxes to the beverage container depots in Yellowknife, Hay River or Inuvik.

2. Visit the new Drop and Go kiosk.

Follow the instructions to print labels for the charity of your choice (look for an account number posted near the kiosk).

3. Attach labels

Attach one (1) label to each bag or box of beverage containers.

4. Drop and go

Leave your containers for later processing, and go!

The refunds from your containers will be donated to the charity of your choice.

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