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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. For more information about the full list of accepted materials, visit Recycle BC

Sort Your Recyclables!

Three ways to sort, just different materials.

recycling guide

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

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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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