Since June 1, 1988, SARCAN Recycling has operated Saskatchewan's beverage recycling system. In April,2011, SARCAN recycled its five billionth container. (That's 5,000,000,000!)
SARCAN employs over 600 adults at its 71 depots across Saskatchewan The majority of employees are persons with
disabilities or persons who previously received Social Assistance.
Over 85.9% of all deposit-paid, ready-to-serve beverage containers sold in Saskatchewan (341 million annually) are recycled at SARCAN Recycling depots province-wide. These are among the highest return rates anywhere in North America!
For more information, see SARCAN's FAQs page
Accepted Containers for Refund
SARCAN Recycling collects and recycles all non-refillable, ready-to-serve beverage containers, excluding milk containers, for deposit refund. These containers include metal, plastic, and glass packaging and juice boxes.
|• Soft Drinks
|• Fruit & Vegetable Juices
|• Iced Tea
||• Beer & Non-alcoholic Beer
|• Fruit Drinks
||• Mineral & Table Waters
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