Coquitlam Transfer Station

  1200 United Blvd Coquitlam, BC

HOURS

Weekdays: 5:30am - 6pm (Recycling drop-off opens at 8am); Sat: 8am to 5pm; Sun and Stat holidays: 9am to 5pm

Website

604-681-5600
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Accepts a variety of materials for recycling and proper disposal. All asbestos-containing materials must have a lab report. Please see details below and/or call to confirm your needs will be met.

Materials/Services

Other materials accepted or services offered at this location:
  • Aluminum Electric BBQs (Metal), Drop Off

    Free, tipping fee does not apply provided the item is primarily composed of metal. Various items including stoves, refrigerators (fridges), freezers and BBQs, up to 6x6x3 feet. There are no limits on quantity of appliances.
  • Aluminum Foil (Metal, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


  • Appliances - large (MARR Consumer Products), Drop Off

    Appliances must be metal, not plastic. Appliances must contain at least 90% metal, all loose plastic parts removed to be considered as recyclable and free of charge. All other appliances will not be accepted for recycling and will be charged a fee for disposal.
  • Batteries - Rechargeable (Batteries, Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., Hazardous Materials), Drop Off

    Dry cell batteries that weigh less than 5kg, in accordance with the "Call2recycle" program.
  • Batteries - Single-Use (Batteries, Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., Hazardous Materials), Drop Off

    Dry cell batteries that weigh less than 5kg, in accordance with the "Call2recycle" program.
  • Car Batteries (Batteries, Hazardous Materials), Drop Off

    Accepts lead acid batteries.
  • Cardboard (Paper, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


  • Cardboard Packaging (Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


  • Cider Bottles (Encorp Return-It Express, Enviro Beer BC ), Buy Back, Drop Off

    10¢ deposit
  • Cider Cans (Encorp Return-It Express, Enviro Beer BC , Metal), Buy Back, Drop Off

    10¢ deposit
  • Clean Wood (Organics, Wood), Drop Off (fee)

    Limited quantities of construction and demolition waste accepted. Keep clean (untreated) wood waste separate from regular garbage.
  • Clothing and Accessories (in good condition) (Apparel, Textiles), Drop Off


  • Combination Smoke & CO Alarms (BC AlarmRecycle), Drop Off


  • Combination TV/DVD Players (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • Combination TV/VHS Players (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • Comic Books (Paper), Drop Off


  • Commercial Refrigeration (Metal), Drop Off


  • Composite Cans (Recycle BC Curbside Collection), Drop Off


  • Computers (non-working) (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • Cooking Oil (Fats, Oil and Grease (FOG), Organics), Drop Off

    Free, tipping fee does not apply. Free of chemicals, garbage, excess water and other foreign materials.
  • CPU/CRT Combos (Encorp Return-It Electronics, Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


  • CRT Monitors (Encorp Return-It Electronics, Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


  • CRT Televisions (Encorp Return-It Electronics, Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


  • Deposit Aluminum Non-Alcohol Beverage Containers (Encorp Return-It Beverage Aluminum, Encorp Return-It Express, Metal), Buy Back, Drop Off

    Leave tabs on. The most commonly used individual serving container. Please leave the pull tabs on. 5¢ deposit for sizes up 1L.
  • Deposit Aseptic Drink Boxes (Encorp Return-It Beverage Drink Box, Encorp Return-It Express), Buy Back, Drop Off

    Caps off, straws out. 5¢ deposit for 0 to 500 mL or 501mL to 1L.
  • Deposit Bag-in-a-Box (Encorp Return-It Beverage Drink Pouch and Bag-in-a-Box, Encorp Return-It Express), Buy Back, Drop Off

    Large "bags" of wine in a cardboard carton, usually with a spigot for in-fridge use. Leave Bag in Box. 20¢ deposit for all sizes.
  • Deposit Bi-Metal Beverage Cans (Encorp Return-It Beverage Bi-Metal, Encorp Return-It Express, Metal), Buy Back, Drop Off

    Any metal container other than aluminum ranging from small single serve tins to apple juice cans. Leave labels on. 5¢ deposit for 0 to 500 mL or 501mL to 1L, 20¢ deposit for sizes greater than 1L.
  • Deposit Coated Gable Top Drink Cartons (Encorp Return-It Express), Buy Back, Drop Off

    Caps off. 5¢ deposit for 0 to 500 mL or 501mL to 1L, 20¢ deposit for sizes greater than 1L.
  • Deposit Cooler Bottles (Encorp Return-It Beverage Alcohol Beverage Containers, Encorp Return-It Express), Buy Back, Drop Off

    10¢ deposit for container sizes up to 1L, 20¢ deposit for sizes greater than 1L.
  • Deposit Cooler Cans (Encorp Return-It Beverage Alcohol Beverage Containers, Encorp Return-It Express, Metal), Buy Back, Drop Off

    10¢ deposit for container sizes up to 1L.
  • Deposit Drink Pouches (Encorp Return-It Beverage Drink Pouch and Bag-in-a-Box, Encorp Return-It Express), Buy Back, Drop Off

    Large "bags" of wine. 5¢ deposit for 0 to 1L pouch.
  • Deposit Import Beer Bottles (Encorp Return-It Beverage Alcohol Beverage Containers, Encorp Return-It Express, Enviro Beer BC ), Buy Back, Drop Off

    10¢ deposit for container sizes up to 1L, 20¢ deposit for sizes greater than 1L.
  • Deposit Import Beer Cans (Encorp Return-It Express, Enviro Beer BC , Metal), Buy Back, Drop Off


  • Deposit Non-Alcohol Glass Beverage Containers (Encorp Return-It Beverage Glass, Encorp Return-It Express), Buy Back, Drop Off

    Everyday glass juice and non-alcohol beverage bottles. (Glass alcohol bottles such as wine, spirits, imported beer and coolers carry different deposit levels.) Caps off, labels on. 5¢ deposit for 0 to 500 mL or 501mL to 1L, 20¢ deposit for other sizes.
  • Deposit Non-Alcohol Plastic Beverage Containers (Encorp Return-It Beverage PET and HDPE, Encorp Return-It Express, Plastic, Plastics Code 1: PET or PETE (Nylon)), Drop Off

    No deposit refund given.
  • Electronics (Electronics), Drop Off


  • Empty Paint Aerosols (BC PaintRecycle, Construction Materials), Drop Off


  • Empty Paint Cans (BC PaintRecycle, Construction Materials, Metal), Drop Off


  • Flat Screen TVs (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • Flattened Cardboard (Paper, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off

    Containers and boxes
  • Floor-Standing Photocopiers (200 kg max) (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • Fluorescent Light Tubes (Glass, Hazardous Materials, LightRecycle BC Accepted Lights), Drop Off

    Accepts residential and commercial lights in association with LightRecycle.
  • Flyers (Paper, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


  • Foam Containers - Must Be Clean (Plastics Code 6: PS (Polystyrene), Recycle BC Depots), Drop Off


  • Foil Chip Bags (Metal), Drop Off


  • Food Soiled Paper / Cardboard (Organics, Paper), Drop Off


  • Footwear (in good condition) (Apparel, Textiles), Drop Off


  • Free-Standing Electric Outdoor Power Equipment (Electronics, OPEIC Free-Standing Electric Outdoor Powered Equipment), Drop Off


  • Frozen Dessert Boxes (Paper, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


  • Gas Ranges (MARR Consumer Products, Metal), Drop Off


  • Glass Containers (Glass), Drop Off


  • Halogen Light Bulbs (Glass, LightRecycle BC Accepted Lights), Drop Off

    Accepts residential and commercial lights in association with LightRecycle.
  • Hand-Held Electric Outdoor Power Equipment (OPEIC Hand-Held Electric Outdoor Powered Equipment), Drop Off


  • HID Light Bulbs (Glass, LightRecycle BC Accepted Lights), Drop Off

    Accepts residential and commercial lights in association with LightRecycle.
  • Himalayan blackberry (Organics), Drop Off (fee)

    The transfer station accepts Himalayan blackberry and Scotch broom as Green Waste.
  • Home Theatre In-A-Box (HTB) Systems (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off

    HTB Audio and Video Equipment (packaged as a complete unit). Including amplifier, disc players, speakers, sub-woofers and all associated cables, etc.
  • Incandescent Light Bulbs (Glass, LightRecycle BC Accepted Lights), Drop Off

    Accepts residential and commercial lights in association with LightRecycle.
  • IT or Telecom Devices & Equipment weighing 2 to 10 kg (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • IT or Telecom Devices & Equipment weighing less than 2 kg (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • Knotweeds (Organics), Drop Off (fee)

    Best practice is to treat and leave knotweeds on site to reduce the risk of spread in transport. If off site disposal is necessary, the transfer station accepts knotweeds as Garbage or Green Waste.
  • Lamps and Lighting Fixtures (LightRecycle BC Accepted Lighting Fixtures and Products), Drop Off

    Accepts commercial lighting fixtures in association with LightRecycle.
  • Large Electronic Exercise Equipment (Electronics, Sports and Exercise Equipment), Drop Off


  • Large Electronic Toys (Encorp Return-It Electronics, Toys), Drop Off


  • Large Floor Cleaning Appliances (ElectroRecycle, ElectroRecycle Floor Cleaning Appliances), Drop Off


  • Lawn Tractor (OPEIC Lawn Tractor Electric Outdoor Powered Equipment, TSBC Motorcycle, Turf, and All Terrain Vehicle Tires), Drop Off


  • LCD Monitors (Encorp Return-It Electronics, Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


  • LCD Televisions (Encorp Return-It Electronics, Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


  • LED Light Bulbs (Glass, LightRecycle BC Accepted Lights), Drop Off

    Accepts residential and commercial lights in association with LightRecycle.
  • LED Monitors (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • LED Televisions (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • Light Box (ElectroRecycle Sports & Leisure), Drop Off


  • Live Christmas Trees (Organics), Drop Off

    Tree stumps with a maximum diameter of 30 cm and maximum length of 120 cm are accepted.
  • Mac Desktops (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • MacBooks (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • Mattresses (Furniture), Drop Off (fee)

    Up to 4 mattresses per load. $15 tipping fee.
  • Milk/Soy/Rice Cartons (Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


  • Mixed Paper (Paper, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


  • Moulded Boxboard Egg Cartons (Paper, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


  • Moulded Boxboard Paper-based Plant Pots (Paper, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


  • Moulded Boxboard Take-Out Beverage Trays (Paper, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


  • Multimedia Projectors (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • Newspaper (Paper, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


  • Non-Cellular PDAs (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off

    Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) which are not enabled to connect to cellular networks
  • Non-Deposit Aluminum Cans used for food, lubricating oil, etc. (Metal, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


  • Non-Deposit Glass Bottles (Glass, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off

    Please rinse containers and remove caps and lids. No broken glass, mirrors, light bulbs, ceramics.
  • Non-Deposit Glass Jars (Glass, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


  • Non-Deposit Plastic Jugs (Plastic, Plastics Code 2: HDPE (High-Density Polyethylene), Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots), Drop Off


  • Non-Electronic Sewing Machines (Electronics), Drop Off


  • Non-PCB Ballasts (LightRecycle BC Accepted Lighting Ballasts), Drop Off


  • Oil Filters (BC Used Oil Management Association, Hazardous Materials), Drop Off

    Accepts up to 5 oil filters per load.
  • Organic Waste (Organics), Drop Off (fee)

    Green waste, clean wood and food waste - $67 per tonne - Minimum fee: $6 - Includes grass, shrub and tree branches, flowers, weeds, leaves, vegetable stalks, brush and tree stumps with a maximum diameter of 30 cm and maximum length of 120 cm and small quantities (up to 10 litres) of residential food waste - City of Coquitlam residents in single family homes can drop off yard trimmings at no charge at Coquitlam Transfer Station. Proof of residency required. -Excludes agricultural waste - Sod is not accepted as green waste (maximum 0.5 cubic metres of sod per load is accepted for disposal as garbage, including grass sod containing European Chafer beetle) - Maximum length for clean wood waste is 2.5 m
  • Ovens (Metal), Drop Off


  • P2 Oil Containers (Plastic, Plastics Code 2: HDPE (High-Density Polyethylene), Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots), Drop Off


  • Paper Boxes (Paper, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


  • Paper Coffee Cups (Paper, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


  • Paper Cups, Plates, Bowls (Paper, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


  • Paper Envelopes (Paper, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


  • Paper Greeting Cards (Paper, Recycle BC Depots), Drop Off


  • Paper Packaging (Paper, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


  • Personal Audio Devices (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off

    Free, tipping fee does not apply. Accepts computers, IT devices, electronic medical devices, displaying products, audio, video & game products, electronic toys, up to 50kg.
  • Phone Books (Paper, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


  • Plasma Televisions (Encorp Return-It Electronics, Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


  • Plasma Televisions 32" or less (Encorp Return-It Electronics, Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


  • Plastic - #1 PET (Plastic, Plastics Code 1: PET or PETE (Nylon)), Drop Off

    Accepts plastics #1 through #7 and plastic film and bags at no charge.
  • Plastic - #2 HDPE (Plastic, Plastics Code 2: HDPE (High-Density Polyethylene)), Drop Off

    Accepts plastics #1 through #7 and plastic film and bags at no charge.
  • Plastic - #4 LDPE (Plastic, Plastics Code 4: LDPE (Low-Density Polyethylene)), Drop Off

    Accepts plastics #1 through #7 and plastic film and bags at no charge.
  • Plastic - #5 PP (Plastic, Plastics Code 5: PP (Polypropylene)), Drop Off

    Accepts plastics #1 through #7 and plastic film and bags at no charge.
  • Plywood (Construction Materials, Wood), Drop Off


  • Portable Computers (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • Propane Tanks (Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


  • Scotch broom (Organics), Drop Off (fee)

    The transfer station accepts Himalayan blackberry and Scotch broom as Green Waste.
  • Shredded Paper (Paper, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


  • Small Electric Camping Equipment (Electronics, ElectroRecycle Sports & Leisure), Drop Off


  • Small Electric Gadgets (Electronics, ElectroRecycle Sports & Leisure), Drop Off


  • Small Electronic Exercise Equipment (Electronics, Sports and Exercise Equipment), Drop Off


  • Small Electronic Toys (Electronics, Encorp Return-It Electronics, Toys), Drop Off

    Free, tipping fee does not apply. Accepts computers, IT devices, electronic medical devices, displaying products, audio, video & game products, electronic toys, up to 50kg.
  • Small Floor Cleaning Appliances (Electronics, ElectroRecycle, ElectroRecycle Floor Cleaning Appliances), Drop Off


  • Small Kitchen Appliances (Electronics, ElectroRecycle, ElectroRecycle Kitchen Countertop), Drop Off


  • Smoke Alarms (BC AlarmRecycle, Construction Materials, Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


  • Sod (Construction and Demolition Waste, Organics), Drop Off (fee)

    Accepted as fill material up to a limit of ½ cubic metre (approx. 2 wheelbarrows).
  • Soil Infested with Knotweeds (Organics), Drop Off (fee)

    Best practice is to treat and leave soil infested with knotweeds on site to reduce the risk of spread in transport. If off site disposal is necessary, the transfer station accepts small quantities of soil (less than 0.5 cubic meters, or two wheelbarrows full) as Garbage.
  • Soil or Sod (Construction and Demolition Waste, Organics), Drop Off (fee)

    Accepted as fill material up to a limit of ½ cubic metre (approx. 2 wheelbarrows). Effective April 27, 2018 and until further notice, soil and rooted plants cannot be moved outside the Japanese Beetle quarantine area in the City of Vancouver, year round, without a permit.
  • Soil or Sod Infested with European Chafer Beetles (Organics), Drop Off (fee)

    Best practice is to treat and leave soil or sod infested with European Chafer Beetles or European Fire Ants on site to reduce the risk of spread in transport. If off site disposal is necessary, the transfer station accepts small quantities of soil (less than 0.5 cubic meters, or two wheelbarrows full) as Garbage. Sod, including grass sod containing European Chafer beetle: maximum 25% by volume per load of green waste.
  • Soil or Sod Infested with European Fire Ants (Organics), Drop Off (fee)

    Best practice is to treat and leave soil or sod infested with European Chafer Beetles or European Fire Ants on site to reduce the risk of spread in transport. If off site disposal is necessary, the transfer station accepts small quantities of soil (less than 0.5 cubic meters, or two wheelbarrows full) as Garbage. Sod, including grass sod containing European Chafer beetle: maximum 25% by volume per load of green waste.
  • Televisions (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • Televisions 32" or less (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • Touchscreen CRT Monitors (Encorp Return-It Electronics, Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


  • Treated Lumber (Wood), Drop Off


  • Treated Reusable Dimensional Lumber (Wood), Drop Off


  • Treated Solid Wood (Construction Materials, Wood), Drop Off (fee)

    Limited quantities of construction and demolition waste accepted. Keep clean (untreated) wood waste separate from regular garbage.
  • Treated Wooden Pallets (Construction Materials, Wood), Drop Off


  • Untreated Reusable Dimensional Lumber (Construction Materials, Organics, Wood), Drop Off


  • Untreated Wooden Pallets (Organics, Wood), Drop Off


  • Used Cooking Oil (Fats, Oil and Grease (FOG), Organics), Drop Off

    Free, tipping fee does not apply. Free of chemicals, garbage, excess water and other foreign materials.
  • Used Cooking Oil (strained) (Fats, Oil and Grease (FOG), Organics), Drop Off

    Free, tipping fee does not apply. Free of chemicals, garbage, excess water and other foreign materials.
  • Very Small Electric Devices (Electronics, ElectroRecycle Very Small Items), Drop Off


  • Very Small Kitchen Appliances (Electronics, ElectroRecycle, ElectroRecycle Kitchen Countertop), Drop Off


  • White Styrofoam Packaging Blocks (Plastics Code 6: PS (Polystyrene), Recycle BC Depots), Drop Off

    Used to protect electronics, small appliances, etc.
  • Yard and Garden Trimmings (Organics), Drop Off


Address

1200 United Blvd
Coquitlam, BC


Hours

Weekdays: 5:30am - 6pm (Recycling drop-off opens at 8am); Sat: 8am to 5pm; Sun and Stat holidays: 9am to 5pm


Contact

604-681-5600
Website


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