Empties for Empower

Bring Your Bottles and Cans and Get the Full Deposit Back
4701 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY 14304 | (716) 545-0023

3571 Niagara  Falls Blvd., Wheatfield, NY  14120 | (716) 260-1791

Your empty bottles and cans can fill the lives of individuals with disabilities.
Bring your empty cans and bottles to Empties for Empower! You’ll receive your full deposit back. You can even set up an account so you can drop off 24/7.

To set up an account online, click here.

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 1 pm
Drop off in our collection bins 24/7 located at both redemption centers

All are welcome:

  • Individuals
  • Families
  • Businesses
  • Clubs and organizations
  • Churches

What is Empties for Empower?
It’s a bottle and can redemption center. Individuals with disabilities learn valuable job skills and earn money. They greet customers, sort bottles and help to run the facility. No pressure, but you’re welcome to donate the deposit back to Empower to support our programs.

COVID-19 Precautions & Operating Procedures:
Staff will be wearing masks, gloves and gowns
Staff will greet customers outside, bringing their bottles inside to process and returning outside to pay customers their return
Redemption centers are considered essential businesses and are allowed to be open

Want to learn more?
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