Changes to How You Sort Your Recycling

What goes in the recycling bin?

•Single family homes and duplexes will receive a grey box for separate glass collection between January and April 2016.
•Apartments, condos, and townhomes will receive a cart labelled “glass bottles + jars” between October 2015 and July 2016.
•All newspaper and mixed paper are now accepted together and can be recycled in your yellow bag or mixed paper cart.
•Paper cups, TetraPaks, and empty aerosol cans (non-paint) can be recycled in your blue box or mixed containers cart.

Recycling in apartments, condos, and townhomes
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Recycling in single family homes and duplexes
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You can drop off garbage and recyclable items at 2 locations: the Vancouver South Transfer Station and the Vancouver Landfill.

Important: Each location has their own rules about materials.
•Find out where to take items the City doesn’t collect
•Look up the item on the Metro Vancouver Recycles website
•Phone 3-1-1

Hours of operation for Vancouver South Transfer Station

Monday to Friday 5:30am to 7:00pm
Saturday and Sunday 8:00am to 6:00pm
Christmas Day Closed
Boxing Day 5:30am to 7:00pm
New Year’s Day Closed
Good Friday 7:30am to 3:00pm
Victoria Day 7:30am to 3:00pm
Thanksgiving Day 7:30am to 3:00pm
All other holidays 5:30am to 7:00pm

Hours of operation for Vancouver Landfill

Monday to Friday 7:30am to 6:00pm
Saturday and Sunday 8:00am to 6:00pm
Christmas Day Closed
Boxing Day 8:00am to 6:00pm
New Year’s Day Closed
Good Friday Closed
Victoria Day 7:30am to 3:00pm
Thanksgiving Day Closed
All other holidays 8:00am to 6:00pm

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