North Shore Transfer Station

  30 Riverside Dr W North Vancouver, BC

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Weekdays: 5:30am - 5pm (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. Please see details below and/or call to confirm your needs will be met. A $50 minimum surcharge will be applied to loads containing banned hazardous and operational impact materials or product stewardship materials. A surcharge of 50% of the tipping fee will be applied to loads containing banned recyclable materials. For details on banned materials, go to metrovancouver.org and search "banned materials".

Materials/Services

Other materials accepted or services offered at this location:
  • Activewear (in good condition) (Apparel, Textiles), Drop Off

    For donation.
  • Alkaline Batteries (Batteries, Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


  • 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.
  • Analog Recording Media (Antiques and Collectibles, Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • Aquarium Filters (Animals and Pets, Aquariums and Aquarium Equipment), Drop Off


  • Aquarium Heaters (Animals and Pets, Aquariums and Aquarium Equipment), Drop Off


  • Aquarium Light Fixtures (Animals and Pets, Aquariums and Aquarium Equipment, LightRecycle BC Accepted Lighting Fixtures and Products), Drop Off


  • Aquariums (Acrylic) (Animals and Pets, Aquariums and Aquarium Equipment, Plastic, Plastics Code 7: Other (including Polycarbonate, Bioplastic and Acrylic)), Drop Off


  • Aquariums (Glass) (Animals and Pets, Aquariums and Aquarium Equipment, Glass), Drop Off


  • Auto Parts (Metal), Drop Off


  • Baby Clothes (in good condition) (Apparel, Textiles), Drop Off

    For donation.
  • Baby Strollers (Garbage), Drop Off (fee)


  • Bicycle Lights (LightRecycle BC Accepted Lighting Fixtures and Products, Sports and Exercise Equipment), Drop Off


  • Boat Hulls / Trailers (Metal), Drop Off

    Free. Accepts metal trailers and metal boat hulls under 17 feet in length. Motors, electrical, fluids and tires must be removed before disposal.
  • Books (Paper), Drop Off

    For donation.
  • Boxboard (Paper, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


  • Brass (Metal), Drop Off (fee)

    Brass couplings, brass door hardware, brass elbows, brass keys, brass pipes, brass musical instruments, brass pipes, brass radiators, brass railings, brass screws, brass taps, brass sculptures, brass valves, brass cymbals, brass light fixtures
  • Car Batteries (Batteries, Hazardous Materials), Drop Off

    Must be separated from regular garbage.
  • Car Seats (TBC), Drop Off


  • Carbon Zinc Batteries (Batteries, Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


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


  • Casual Wear (in good condition) (Apparel, Textiles), Drop Off

    Must be in good condition for donation.
  • CDs (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • Ceiling Fans (Construction Materials), Drop Off


  • Ceiling Light Fixtures (Construction Materials, LightRecycle BC Accepted Lighting Fixtures and Products), Drop Off


  • Cellular Devices (Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • Cellular Phone Batteries (Batteries, Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • Cellular Phone Chargers (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • Cellular Tablet Chargers (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • Chandeliers (Glass, LightRecycle BC Accepted Lighting Fixtures and Products), Drop Off


  • Christmas Trees (Organics), Drop Off

    Tree stumps with a maximum diameter of 30 cm and maximum length of 120 cm are accepted.
  • Clean Coloured Foam Food Containers (Plastics Code 6: PS (Polystyrene), Recycle BC Depots), Drop Off

    Clean, coloured foam containers and trays for food.
  • Clean Foam Cups (Plastics Code 6: PS (Polystyrene), Recycle BC Depots), Drop Off

    Clean white or coloured foam cups.
  • Clean Lumber (Organics, Wood), Drop Off (fee)

    • $95 per tonne • Minimum fee: $10 • Maximum length for clean wood waste is 2.5 m
  • Clean White Foam Food Containers (Plastics Code 6: PS (Polystyrene), Recycle BC Depots), Drop Off

    Clean, white foam containers and trays for food.
  • Clear Glass Beverage Containers (Glass, Recycle BC Depots), Drop Off


  • Clothing and Accessories (in good condition) (Apparel, Textiles), Drop Off

    For donation.
  • Clothing for Pets (Animals and Pets, Textiles), Drop Off


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

    Coloured expanded (not extruded) polystyrene foam cushion packaging, not foam packing peanuts. Please remove labels, tape paper, and cardboard. Please keep separate from white foam packaging.
  • Combination TV/DVD Player 32" or less (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


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


  • Combination TV/VHS Player 32" or less (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


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


  • Comic Books (Paper), Drop Off

    For donation.
  • Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (Glass, Hazardous Materials, LightRecycle BC Accepted Lights), Drop Off


  • Complete Bed Set (Furniture), Drop Off (fee)

    $30, maximum 2 sets
  • Computer Peripherals (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


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


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


  • Cordless Phone Batteries (Batteries, Call2Recycle Canada, Inc.), Drop Off


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


  • 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


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


  • Dell Computer Peripherals (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


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


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


  • Desk Lamps (Furniture, LightRecycle BC Accepted Lighting Fixtures and Products), Drop Off


  • Display Lighting (LightRecycle BC Accepted Lighting Fixtures and Products), Drop Off


  • Disposable Cameras (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • Domestic Pesticide 10 litres or less (BC Pesticides & Flammable Liquids), Drop Off

    Must display poison symbol and "pest control product" PCP registration number.
  • DVDs (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • Electronic Music Instruments (Electronic Musical Instruments (Electrophones), Electronics, Encorp Return-It Electronics, Musical Instruments), Drop Off


  • Electronics (Electronics), Drop Off


  • Empty Aluminum Aerosol Containers (not spray paint) (Hazardous Materials, Metal, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off

    Limit of 10 containers (or 50 spray paint containers) per visit. Aerosol paint spray cans (660 grams or 24 oz.), paint cans (25 litres).
  • Empty Paint Aerosols (BC PaintRecycle, Construction Materials), Drop Off

    Includes all interior and exterior household paints, stains sealers and finishes. Max. size 20L (5 gal). 10 containers per visit. Aerosol paint of all types, including automotive and industrial products. 50 spray paint cans per visit. No paints containing pesticides.
  • Empty Paint Cans (BC PaintRecycle, Construction Materials, Metal), Drop Off

    Includes all interior and exterior household paints, stains sealers and finishes. Max. size 20L (5 gal). 10 containers per visit. Aerosol paint of all types, including automotive and industrial products. 50 spray paint cans per visit. No paints containing pesticides. See Product Care website for full list of materials accepted.
  • Faux Furs (in good condition) (Apparel, Textiles), Drop Off

    For donation.
  • Ferrous Metals (Hazardous Materials, Metal), Drop Off


  • Flammable Liquids 10 litres or less (BC Pesticides & Flammable Liquids, Hazardous Materials), Drop Off

    Must display flammable symbol.
  • Flattened Cardboard (Paper, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off

    Containers and boxes
  • Floor Lamps (Furniture, LightRecycle BC Accepted Lighting Fixtures and Products), Drop Off


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


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


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


  • Fluorescent Light Tubes 4' or less (Glass, Hazardous Materials, LightRecycle BC Accepted Lights), Drop Off


  • Fluorescent Lighting Fixtures (Hazardous Materials, LightRecycle BC Accepted Lighting Fixtures and Products), Drop Off


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


  • Foam Egg Cartons (Plastic, Recycle BC Depots), Drop Off


  • Foil Balloons (Metal), Drop Off


  • Foil Chip Bags (Metal), Drop Off


  • Foil Helium Balloons (Metal), Drop Off


  • Food Cans (Metal, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


  • Food Containers (Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


  • Food Scraps (Organics), Drop Off


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


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

    Must be in good condition for donation.
  • Formal Wear (in good condition) (Apparel, Textiles), Drop Off

    Must be in good condition for donation.
  • Gasoline 25 litres or less (BC Pesticides & Flammable Liquids, Hazardous Materials), Drop Off

    Flammables must be liquid only with the flammable symbol.
  • Germicidal Lamps (LightRecycle BC Accepted Lights), Drop Off


  • Gypsum / Drywall (new) (Construction Materials, Hazardous Materials), Drop Off (fee)

    Accepts a maximum of ½ tonne gypsum per load (approx. 20 sheets of 4’ x 8’ x ½”). Only NEW gypsum that has not been installed (no tape, paint or mud) will be accepted. New gypsum includes unfinished gypsum board cut from new construction. Each load must be accompanied by a signed Declaration and Acknowledgment Form obtained at the Transfer Station. Transaction fee: $5 per load, minimum fee: $15, $150/ tonne.
  • Gypsum / Drywall (used) (Construction and Demolition Waste, Hazardous Materials), Drop Off (fee)


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


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


  • Himalayan blackberry (Organics), Drop Off (fee)

    The transfer station accepts Himalayan blackberry and Scotch broom as Green Waste.
  • Home Audio/Video Systems (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • 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


  • Insulation (new and bagged) (Construction and Demolition Waste, Construction Materials), Drop Off (fee)

    Pink Fiberglass insulation will be accepted only if double-bagged. Vermiculite / blown-in insulation or any other materials listed by Worksafe BC as being potential asbestos containing materials should be tested for asbestos. The original lab results is required confirming that the material is asbestos-free. All non-asbestos containing insulation loads must be double-bagged. Asbestos-containing materials are not accepted at the stations, they need to go to an asbestos abatement contractor (a list found by searching ‘asbestos abatement’ on this website).
  • Interactive Plush Toys (Toys), Drop Off


  • Invasive Plants excluding Giant Hogweed (Organics), Drop Off (fee)

    Accepts invasive plants as Green Waste.
  • Invasive Plants including Giant Hogweed (Organics), Drop Off (fee)

    Accepts invasive plants as Green Waste. Hire a professional to remove giant hogweed safely. Giant hogweed must be double-bagged in paper or compostable bags.
  • iPads (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • iPhones (Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


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


  • Iron (Metal), 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, place knotweeds in heavy plastic bags. 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.
  • Landline Telephones (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • Laptop Batteries (Batteries, Call2Recycle Canada, Inc.), Drop Off


  • 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


  • Large Metal Objects (Metal), Drop Off

    Metal computer cases, metal car parts, car radiators, car rims, metal aircraft parts, chain saws, metal drums, metal shopping carts, metal curtain rods, freezers, refrigerators, washers, dryers, dishwashers, lawn mowers, hot plates, large metal furniture
  • 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


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


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


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


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


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


  • Lithium Ion Batteries (Batteries, Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


  • Lithium Primary Batteries (Batteries, Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


  • Mac Desktops (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


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


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


  • Maternity Wear (in good condition) (Apparel, Textiles), Drop Off

    For donation.
  • Mattresses (Furniture), Drop Off (fee)

    $15 per mattress (maximum 4).
  • Mercury (Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


  • Metal Bed Frames (Furniture, Metal), Drop Off (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

    Recyclable paper and paper packaging.
  • 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


  • Neck Ties (in good condition) (Apparel, Textiles), Drop Off


  • New Paint (BC PaintReuse, Construction Materials, Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


  • New Shellacs (BC PaintReuse, Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


  • New Stains (BC PaintReuse, Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


  • New Varnish (BC PaintReuse, Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


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


  • Nickel Cadmium Batteries (Batteries, Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


  • Nickel Metal Hydride Batteries (Batteries, Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


  • Nickel Zinc Batteries (Batteries, Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., Hazardous Materials), 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


  • Non-Deposit Glass Containers (Glass), Drop Off


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


  • Non-Deposit Plastic Bottles (Plastics Code 1: PET or PETE (Nylon), Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


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

    Plastic packaging containers are also accepted for recycling in curbside, multi-family and depot collection as part of the Multi-Material BC (MMBC) residential packaging and printed paper recycling program.
  • Non-Deposit Plastic Jugs (Plastic, Plastics Code 2: HDPE (High-Density Polyethylene), Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots), Drop Off


  • Non-Electric Lawn Mowers (Metal), Drop Off


  • Non-Electric Saws (Metal), Drop Off


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


  • Non-Ferrous Metals (Metal), Drop Off


  • Non-Handheld Floor Steamers (ElectroRecycle Floor Cleaning Appliances), Drop Off


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


  • Non-Plastic Raincoats (in good condition) (Apparel, Textiles), Drop Off

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


  • 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 - Excludes agricultural waste - Sod, including grass sod containing European Chafer beetle: maximum 25% by volume per load of green waste - Maximum length for clean wood waste is 2.5 m
  • Other Identifiable Flammable Liquids 10 litres or less (BC Pesticides & Flammable Liquids, Hazardous Materials),

    Flammables must be liquid only with the flammable symbol.
  • Outdoor Electronic Toys (Toys), Drop Off


  • Outdoor Light Fixtures (LightRecycle BC Accepted Lighting Fixtures and Products), 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 Packaging (Paper, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


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


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


  • Pesticides (Hazardous Materials), Drop Off

    Pesticides must display the the skull and cross bones symbol and 'Pest Control Product' registration number. Maximum container size: pesticides 10L, gas 25L.
  • 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 - #4 LDPE (Plastic, Plastics Code 4: LDPE (Low-Density Polyethylene)), Drop Off

    Low density polyethylene (LDPE) which includes plastic items like grocery bags, bread bags, Ziploc bags, saran wrap, shrink wrap, and bubble wrap etc.
  • Plastic Bags and Overwrap (Plastic, Plastics Code 4: LDPE (Low-Density Polyethylene), Recycle BC Depots), Drop Off


  • Plastic Cold Drink Cups with Lids for take-out beverages (Plastic, Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


  • Plastic Film (Plastic), Drop Off


  • Plastic Foam Containers for meat and produce (Plastic, Plastics Code 6: PS (Polystyrene), Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


  • Plastic Footwear (Apparel, Plastic, Textiles), Drop Off


  • Plastic Raincoats (Apparel, Plastic), Drop Off


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


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


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


  • Professional Video Cameras (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • Propane Tanks (Hazardous Materials), Drop Off

    Only propane tanks are accepted and they must be set aside in the designated storage area.
  • Recessed Lights (LightRecycle BC Accepted Lighting Fixtures and Products), Drop Off


  • Rechargeable Batteries (Batteries, Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


  • Recycle BC Curbside Collection Materials (Recycle BC Curbside Collection, Recycle BC Depots), Drop Off


  • Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection Materials (Recycle BC Depots, Recycle BC Multi-Family Collection), Drop Off


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

    The transfer station accepts Himalayan blackberry and Scotch broom as Green Waste.
  • Security Light Fixtures (LightRecycle BC Accepted Lighting Fixtures and Products), Drop Off


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


  • Silver Oxide Batteries (Batteries, Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


  • Single-Use Batteries (Batteries, Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


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

    Balloon Inflator, Bubble Machine, Fog Machine, Night Vision Goggles, Rangefinder for Sport, Speed/Velocity Radar Gun, Snow Goggles (with integrated camera, video, fan, etc.)
  • Small Electronic Toys (Electronics, Encorp Return-It Electronics, Toys), Drop Off


  • Small Floor Cleaning Appliances (Electronics, ElectroRecycle, ElectroRecycle Floor Cleaning Appliances), Drop Off


  • Small Household Appliances (Electronics), Drop Off


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


  • Small Metal Objects (Metal), Drop Off

    Metal trays, metal keys, metal tools, cutlery, cookware, baking pans, metal pots, metal utensils, metal hardware, small metal containers, nails, nuts and bolts, metal screws, metal faucets, woks, wires, scrap metal
  • Small Sealed Lead Acid Batteries (Batteries, Hazardous Materials, Metal), 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 (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 European Fire Ants (Organics), Drop Off (fee)

    Best practice is to treat and leave soil or natural turf 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 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 Natural Turf from Vancouver (Organics), Drop Off (fee)

    If you live within the restricted area of Vancouver, please leave soil or natural turf on site to reduce the risk of spreading Japanese beetle in transport. If off site disposal is necessary, consult the City of Vancouver’s website for disposal options.
  • Soil or Natural Turf Infested with European Chafer Beetles (Organics), Buy Back

    Best practice is to treat and leave soil or natural turf 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.
  • Solvents 10 litres or less (BC Pesticides & Flammable Liquids, Hazardous Materials), Drop Off

    Flammables must be liquid only: paint thinners, other solvents, camp fuels or liquid adhesives with the flammable symbol.
  • Sorted curbside (blue bag) recyclables (Recycle BC Depots), Drop Off


  • Stainless Steel (Metal), Drop Off

    Stainless steel angles, stainless steel checkerplates, stainless steel countertops, stainless steel flanges, stainless steel hardware, stainless steel pipes, stainless steel plates, stainless steel pans, stainless steel pots, stainless steel shavings, stainless steel sinks
  • Steel (Metal), Drop Off

    Heavy steel engines, steel bicycle frames, steel golf clubs, steel containers not used for food, steel food containers, steel items, steel pots
  • Steel-Toe Boots (in good condition) (Apparel), Drop Off


  • Styrofoam (Plastic, Plastics Code 6: PS (Polystyrene)), Drop Off

    Residential expanded polystyrene/Styrofoam only.
  • Styrofoam Packaging Peanuts (Plastic, Plastics Code 6: PS (Polystyrene)), Drop Off


  • Surplus Shellacs (BC PaintReuse, Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


  • Surplus Varnish (BC PaintReuse, Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


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


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


  • Table Lamps (Furniture, LightRecycle BC Accepted Lighting Fixtures and Products), Drop Off


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


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


  • Test & Measurement Power Tools (ElectroRecycle, ElectroRecycle Power Tools), Drop Off


  • Thermostats (With Mercury) (Hazardous Materials), Drop Off


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


  • Track Lighting (Construction Materials, LightRecycle BC Accepted Lighting Fixtures and Products), Drop Off


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

    • $95 per tonne • Minimum fee: $10 • Maximum length for clean wood waste is 2.5 m
  • Untreated Solid Wood (Organics, Wood), Drop Off (fee)

    • $95 per tonne • Minimum fee: $10 • Maximum length for clean wood waste is 2.5 m
  • Untreated Wooden Pallets (Organics, Wood), Drop Off (fee)

    • $95 per tonne • Minimum fee: $10 • Maximum length for clean wood waste is 2.5 m
  • Used Cooking Oil (Fats, Oil and Grease (FOG), Organics), Drop Off


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


  • Used Light Bulbs (Hazardous Materials, LightRecycle BC Accepted Lights), Drop Off


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


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


  • Video Gaming Systems and Accessories (Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


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


  • Vinyl Records (Antiques and Collectibles, Encorp Return-It Electronics), Drop Off


  • Wall Clocks (ElectroRecycle Time Measurement), Drop Off


  • Wall Light Fixtures (Construction Materials, LightRecycle BC Accepted Lighting Fixtures and Products), Drop Off


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

    White expanded (not extruded) polystyrene foam cushion packaging, not foam packing peanuts. Please remove labels, tape paper, and cardboard. Please keep separate from coloured foam packaging.
  • Work Lights (LightRecycle BC Accepted Lighting Fixtures and Products), Drop Off


  • Yard and Garden Trimmings (Organics), Drop Off (fee)

    Yard trimmings, food waste, residential wood shop shavings / sawdust, solid lumber and clean pallets - minimum fee: $6, $67/tonne.
Address

30 Riverside Dr W
North Vancouver, BC


Hours

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


Contact

604-681-5600
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