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Garbage & Recycling

The City provides residential collection of garbage, recycling, yard trimmings and food scraps to approximately 35,000 single and two-family households, and 35,000 multi-family units. The City also provides a collection service for garbage and recyclables to approximately 480 businesses and schools.

Organics Disposal Ban Starts January 2015

In 2015, Metro Vancouver will ban organic materials, including food scraps, from the region's waste disposal facilities. Find out more »

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Burnaby, Let’s Recycle More!

The City of Burnaby is moving closer to achieving our regional goal of 70% waste diversion by 2015 with an expanded recycling program starting May 19. Learn more!

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Food Scraps Recycling 

About 50% of residential garbage is food. Recycle your scraps!
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Old Couch, Old Fridge?

Get bulky items picked up for free! 

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Single Family Collection

Roll Out
Your Bins

Don't miss collection day -- get a schedule and learn how to position your container.
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Need a Blue Box?

Replacement blue boxes and recycling bags are available at Burnaby City Hall, 4th Floor Engineering, or at Burnaby’s Recycling Depot, 4800 Still Creek Avenue. If you need a garbage or yard waste container, contact Burnaby Engineering at 604-294-7460 or engineering@burnaby.ca

 

  • Banned/Prohibited Materials

    Banned & prohibited itemsMoreWhich products are banned from the garbage bins? 
  • Burnaby's Collection App

    Burnaby Collection AppMoreGet Burnaby's Collection App. Never miss a collection day!
  • Single Family Curbside Collection & Schedule

    Single Family CollectionMoreLearn what we pick up, and get a collection schedule.
  • Multi-Family Collection

    Multi-Family CollectionMoreLearn about recycling & garbage services for multi-family complexes.
  • Burnaby Eco-Centre

    Burnaby Recycling DepotMoreWhen you have a lot of recyclables, bring them in to our Eco-Centre!