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Multi-Family Garbage Guidelines

The City of Burnaby provides weekly collection of garbage from apartments, condos and townhomes.

Collection Reminders

Multi-Family Garbage Guidelines

Banned Materials

Certain items are banned from the garbage in Burnaby. They are either recyclable or hazardous. Banned materials can be recycled or disposed of properly through the City's multi-family recycling program, at the City's Eco-Centre, a Regional Disposal Facility or through a Provincial Take-Back programLearn more >>

Banned Materials

Large Item and Appliance Collection

The City provides large item and appliance collection for apartment, condo and townhome complexes that receive City service for garbage. Learn more >>

Additional Disposal

For extra garbage that does not fit in your regular garbage bin, or if you have materials we don't accept, such as building or renovation materials, please take these items to a Regional Disposal Facility.

North Shore Transfer Station Map

North Shore Transfer Station


30 Riverside Drive West (South of Dollarton Hwy)

October 1 to March 31 
M-F 5:30 AM to 5:00 PM 
Sat: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

April 1 to September 30
M-F: 5:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Sat: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Sun and Statutory Holidays: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Closed December 25 and January 1

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Coquitlam Transfer Station Map

Coquitlam Transfer Station


1200 United Blvd (South of Hwy #1)

M-F: 5:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Sat (Oct 31 to Mar 1): 8:00 Am to 5:00 PM
Sat (Apr 1 to Sept 30): 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sun and Statutory Holidays: 9:00 Am to 5:00 PM; Closed Dec 25 and Jan 1

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Need Help?

Recycling, Garbage & Green Bin
Staffed Information Line:
604-294-7972
Monday-Friday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
24-Hour Touch-tone Information Line: 604-294-7089
Email: engineering@burnaby.ca
BC Recycling Hotline: 604-RECYCLE (732-9253)
Download Burnaby's Collection App

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Collection App

  • Banned/Prohibited Materials

    Banned & prohibited itemsMoreWhich products are banned from the garbage bins? 
  • Provincial Take-Back Programs

    Provincial Take Back ProgramMorePrograms for banned or recyclable materials.
  • Burnaby Eco-Centre

    Burnaby Recycling DepotMoreWhen you have a lot of recyclables, bring them in to our Eco-Centre! 
  • Multi-Family Green Bin Program

    Single Family yard - food scrapsMoreFood scraps recycling for apartments, condos and townhomes.