Changes to Container Recycling Fees Effective January 28, 2024

Please be advised that Encorp Pacific has notified the BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) of changes to container recycling fee (CRF) rates effective
Period 11 – January 28, 2024.

Container Recycling Fee changes are as follows:

Container Type

Current CRF

CRF Effective January 28, 2024

Glass – No Refill <= 1 Litre
(Wine & Spirits)



Glass – No Refill <= 1 Litre
(Beer, Cider, Cooler)



Bag in Box – all sizes



De Alc –Non Refillable Glass – all sizes



De Alc – Aluminum – all sizes



All other rates remain the same.

Your wholesale prices will automatically be adjusted on January 28, 2024 to reflect the new rates.

If you would like to maintain the current wholesale price, please submit a standard Supplier Cost Change form available on the 
LDB vendor website no later than December 8, 2023 by 5:00 p.m. 

The Wholesale Pricing Calculator tool with the updated CRF rates is available on the 
vendor website now to reassess wholesale costing and pricing information.

The Supplier Cost Change form can be emailed to

Please be advised that late submissions after the December 8 deadline will not be accepted.