return + earn program
We strive to eliminate packaging waste - that's why we created a program to collect, clean, and refill our used bottles. Available with Local Delivery in Toronto and at select return+earn partner stores.
How it Works
We ship all our liquids in glass deposit bottles. Our bottle deposit is already included in the price of all our products - no hidden fees on checkout.
Each glass bottles has a deposit return value. You can redeem your bottle's deposit whenever you return you bottle via online orders* or at a Return+Earn location.
*home pickup for bottle returns only for orders shipped with Local Delivery
Look for the return + earn logo on our bottles
Bottle Return: Online Orders
For online orders shipped using the Local Delivery option, we pick up your used bottles at your next delivery. Please place your empties on your doorstep on the day of delivery, and we will pick them up when we drop off your new order.
Once returned, we will email you your loyalty card, and the bottle credit will appear on your account. Using your credit is simple: just copy your loyalty card’s code into your next checkout, and your account balance will be applied against your order.
Customers selecting shipping by Canada Post won't be able to return their bottles via online order. However, they can easily redeem their bottles by visiting any Return+Earn partner location (see below).
Bottle Return: Partner Locations
We partner with local stockists to expand our bottle return coverage. Customers wishing to return bottles can visit any of these locations redeem their Peeled Pantry / Return+Earn branded bottles for cash.
Our Return+Earn Partners:
Each glass bottle has a deposit value:
- Bottles 250ml or smaller - $0.25
- 500ml bottles - $0.50
- 1L bottles - $1
- Mason jars w/ lid - $1
Bottle Cleaning + Sterilization
COVID-19 Update: We’re still doing bottle returns! Because of our cleaning methods, we’re able to keep our Return+Earn program open. Read on to learn more.
All of our glass containers go through a thorough cleaning and sanitization process to ensure the same cleanliness as their first use. We follow the same process as commercial kitchens.
- Before anything else, we pre-wash returned jars and bottles, which removes most leftover product and any labels.
- Jars and bottles are then washed in a high-temp commercial bottle washer, which uses detergent to clean the surfaces and the high-heat wash and rinse cycles to sanitize bottles.
- Finally, bottles are inspected, dried, and put into our inventory of cleaned bottles.
We always err on the side of caution, and we never reuse any bottles with chipped or pitted glass. Before we fill any bottles, they go through another round of pre-filling inspections to ensure safety and quality.