North Shore Residents are great recyclers, with over 11,000 tonnes of recyclables collected curbside each year!
In our single-family curbside recycling program, we collect a variety of materials. Click here for a detailed list.
In our single family curbside recycling program, we collect only materials set out in approved recycling receptacles:
Our contractor will collect from a Blue Box supplied by the North Shore Recycling Program OR a Blue Box you purchase yourself or bring from another municipality, provided that the following conditions are met:
Provided by the North Shore Recycling Program OR a paper bag filled with mixed paper and clearly marked as 'mixed paper'
Provided by the North Shore Recycling Program OR a paper bag filled with newspaper and clearly marked as 'newspaper'
You can order a Blue Box and Yellow and Blue bags via our online form, by calling 604.984.9730, or by visiting the North Shore Recycling Drop-off Depot. Blue and Yellow Bags and Yard Trimmings decals can be picked up at your local municipal hall.
Need a new Blue Box, Blue Bag, Yellow Bag, Yard Trimmings decal or recycling guide? Just click here to access our order page.
Metro Vancouver has a material ban in place for all materials recyclable in the Blue Box - recycling is required in order to help us meet the 70% waste diversion goal.
Questions about the bans? Visit metrovancouver.org.