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Banned and Prohibited Materials

Certain items are banned or prohibited from the garbage in Burnaby. They are either recyclable or hazardous. All banned materials can be recycled or disposed of properly through municipal recycling programs, a Regional Disposal Facility, or through a Provincial Take-Back Programs.

 Banned Items Include:  

* Accepted at Burnaby's Eco-Centre (some restrictions apply, contact Burnaby's Recycling Line at 604-294-7972)
** Accepted through Burnaby's recycling programs

For more information on recycling or disposal of these materials, please call Burnaby Recycling Line 604-294-7972 or the Recycling Council of BC Recycling Hotline 604-RECYCLE (732-9253) or visit www.rcbc.bc.ca

 

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