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Single Family Recycling Guidelines

Burnaby, Let's Recycle More!

The City of Burnaby provides weekly curbside collection of recyclables from single and two-family homes. Follow this guide to ensure you sort your recyclables correctly for collection, or download a copy of the Curbside Recycling Sorting Guide or download a copy of our acceptable materials list.

Sort Your Recyclables!

Three ways to sort, just different materials.

Mixed Paper

Mixed Containers

Glass Jars & Bottles

Recycling Reminders:

Recycling Reminders

Set Out Your Recycling

Please ensure you set your recycling out correctly:

  • Place your Yellow Bag between your Grey Box and Blue Box, do not lay it across the top of them.
  • Give us space. Please allow 1 metre (3ft) between your recycling containers and your Green Bin and Garbage Container.
  • Do not stack your recycling containers.  

Curbside Recycling Set Out

FAQs

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Need Help?

Recycling, Garbage & Green Bin
Staffed Information Line:
604-294-7972
Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 4:45 PM
24-Hour Touch-tone Information Line: 604-294-7089
Email: solidwasteandrecycling@burnaby.ca
BC Recycling Hotline: 604-RECYCLE (732-9253)
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