Garbage, Recycling & Green Can

Missed recycling pick up? 
Call City Hall at 604-983-7333

Need boxes, bags or Green Can decals?
Pick up at City Hall or call City Operations at 604-987-7155

Missed garbage or Green Can collection?
City Operations at 604-987-7155

Download our CityCollect App
Apple store / Google Play

Need Recycling Support?
Contact our Zero Waste Coach
604-982-3995 | zerowaste@cnv.org


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Recycling Depot & Transfer Station

The North Shore Transfer Station is located at 30 Riverside Drive, North Vancouver, and is owned by Metro Vancouver.

The Recycling Drop-off Area accepts a number of materials free of charge, while some materials are accepted for a fee at the paid materials area of the Transfer Station (mattresses, new and used gypsum/drywall, garbage, food scraps (10L or less) and yard trimmings.

Acceptable Materials

You can help reduce waste by recycling these items FREE of charge at the Recycling Drop-off Area.

Recycle these items FREE at North Shore Recycling Depot

NEW ITEMS! You can now bring your Flexible Plastic Packaging to the Recycling Drop Off Area or other available drop-off location (such as Brooksbank Return-it depot and London Drugs).

  • packaging with plastic seal
  • net bags
  • crinkly wrappers & bags
  • stand-up pouches
  • zipper lock bags
  • bubble wrap & more

Find a full list of what’s included here, then use the what goes where tool to find out where to drop it off.

Transfer Station Fees

Visit metrovancouver.org/NorthShoreTransferStation to find out which materials are accepted for a fee at the Transfer Station. Applicable disposal fees and limits may apply.

Location & Hours

30 Riverside Drive West, North Vancouver 

Hours

  • April 1 to September 30:
    • Weekdays: 5:30am to 6pm (recycling drop-off area opens at 8am)
    • Saturday: 8am to 6pm
  • October 1 to March 31:
    • Weekdays: 5:30am to 5pm (recycling drop-off area opens opens at 8am)
    • Saturday: 8am to 5pm
  • Sunday & Statutory holidays: 9am to 5pm

Closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day

 

Provincial Take-Back Programs

Many items such as tires, electronics and medications can also be recycled or disposed of safely through a provincial collection program. There are several convenient locations in the community to drop-off your materials. Find a drop-off location using the What Goes Where tool or call the Recycling Hotline at 604 RECYCLE or visit rcbc.ca.

 

Related Links

Metro Vancouver North Shore Transfer Station
Visit Metro Vancouver for a complete list of banned materials and disposal options. 
See Recycling/Disposal Search

 

Get in touch


Missed recycling pick up?

Call City Hall at 604-983-7333

Need boxes, bags or Green Can decals?

Pick up at City Hall or call City Operations 604-987-7155

Missed garbage or Green Can collection? (curbside)

Call City Operations at 604-987-7155

Download our CityCollect App

Apple store | Google Play

North Shore Transfer Station & Recycling Drop-off Area 

30 Riverside Drive, North Vancouver 604-681-5600

Need recycling support?

Contact our Zero Waste Coach 
604-982-3995 | zerowaste@cnv.org

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