Why am I charged a deposit when I buy bottled drinks?
When purchasing a regulated beverage in Nova Scotia, you pay a deposit. You can return these containers to an Enviro-Depot™ for a refund in the following amounts:
|Container Type||Deposit Paid||Refund|
|Non-alcohol less than 5L||10¢||5¢|
|Alcohol 500ml or less||10¢||5¢|
|Alcohol greater than 500ml||20¢||10¢|