The BottleDrop at NE 122nd Ave and NE Glisan in Portland will close at 2pm on Wed., Nov. 20 for maintenance and return to regular hours Thur., Nov. 21. The Green Bag drop door hours will not be affected.

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High-Volume Drop Account

Raise funds for your nonprofit by organizing a big can and bottle drive.

Apply for a High-Volume Drop account
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How it Works

Registered 501(c)(3) organizations that are hosting high-volume can drives, (for example, collecting several thousand containers in a few hours or days) can collect containers with and Oregon refund value, sort by material type, schedule an appointment to drop them off at one of our processing plants, and receive a check for the refund amount. Drop locations for High-Volume accounts include Portland, Eugene, Redmond, and White City.


How to Raise Funds with a High-Volume Drop Account

  1. Person Holding Up Example IRS Determination Letter

    Apply

    Complete the online application and provide a copy of your IRS determination letter stating your status as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. See sample determination letter. Applications typically take 10-15 business days to process.

  2. Containers Organized in Boxes and Bags

    Review the Container Sorting Procedures

    For high-volume drops, containers must be sorted by material type, and appointments must be made in advance. Please read our detailed instructions on collecting and dropping off beverage containers, which also includes fees for supplies and contact information for scheduling drop-off appointments. Apply for a high volume can and bottle drive.

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    Schedule an Appointment

    Before planning your event and collecting a high volume of containers, please make an appointment to ensure availability and easy drop-off. Please read our High-Volume Can Drive Instructions for scheduling instructions by location. You will also need to schedule a time to pick up the large clear bags and cardboard boxes required for container collection.

  4. Staff Person Processing Containers in a Warehouse

    Collect, Sort, and Drop

    Collect your containers, sort by material type, and drop off at your scheduled appointment time.

  5. Mailbox

    Receive Your Funds

    A check for the total refund value of the containers you drop off will be mailed to your organization’s address. Please allow two weeks for processing.

Get in touch

For questions regarding your can and bottle drive please call:

(503) 973-6966