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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.

Separate Glass Collection Starts December 2014

December 18, 2014 - City crews have completed delivery of Grey Boxes for separate glass collection in all collection Zones. 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

 

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  • 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!