Where to return  

There are two kind of return sites for redeemable beverage containers :

  • Zone Consignaction spaces
  • Returns sites Consignaction et Consignaction+

Consignaction Mobile App

1. Scan the QR code: Use your phone's camera to scan the QR code and download our mobile app.
2. Create your account: Enter your information in order to create your account.
3. You're all set!: Before dropping off your containers, use the app to scan the QR code at the recycling machine.
4. Receive your payment: You will receive the credit in your mobile app account within 7 days.

Zone Consignaction spaces

Clientele: citizens
Opening hours: Same as the retailer’s
Services: Single-unit returns
Refunds : currently applicable, cash or deduction on purchase invoice

Consignaction return site

User group : citizens

Opening hours:
From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
From 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday and Friday

Closed: January 1 and 2, June 24, December 24, 25, 26 and 31.

Note that if the return location is in a business, such as a shopping mall, the Consignaction return location must follow the same hours as the business.

Services :
Single-unit returns
Express return: bag drop unsorted redeemable beverage containers
Customer assistance

Refunds: once open, refunds for Single-unit returns (reverse vending machines) will be made either in cash or via secure means for mobile app users, while the Express return service offers app users a secure electronic refund within 7 working days.

Consignaction+ return site

Clientele: citizens, industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) customers, establishments offering on-site consumption

Opening hours:
From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
From 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday and Friday

Closed: January 1 and 2, June 24, December 24, 25, 26 and 31.

Please note that if the return location is in a business, such as a shopping mall, the Consignaction+ return location must follow the same hours as the business.

Services :
Single-unit returns
Express return: bag drop unsorted redeemable beverage containers
Bulk return: bag drop of very large quantities of unsorted redeemable beverage containers
Customer assistance

Refunds: upon opening, refunds for Single-unit returns will be either cash or secure for mobile app users, while Express Returns offers app users a secure electronic refund within 7 working days. For Bulk returns, both refund options are available: cash or secure electronic means within 7 working days.

Map of return sites 

People are asked to return their redeemable beverage containers to one of the official return sites shown on the map of return sites. This is a dynamic, evolving map and is regularly updated. 

Find your nearest return site on the interactive map.