Location

30 Riverside Drive West (South of Dollarton Hwy),
North Vancouver
Phone: 604-521-1715
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HOURS

Monday-Friday
public: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
commercial: 6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
April 1 - Oct. 31: open until 7 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Statutory Holidays
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Christmas Day, and
New Year's Day

RATES

rate ($/tonne)
$109/t
non-peak hours
$10 minimum
peak hours 10 am - 2 pm
$20 minimum
Gypsum
$150/t ($15 minimum)
Green Waste
$71/t ($7 minimum)

Items

Instructions. Restrictions. Options

The North Vancouver transfer station accepts a range of recyclable materials, and other items. Please consult the table below for information on what is accepted.

Wastech is also pleased to accept donations of gently-used household items on behalf of the Salvation Army, and re-usable building supplies on behalf of Habitat for Humanity.

Batteries (household)

Free, tipping fee does not apply. Contact RCBC at 604-732-9253 or rcbc.bc.ca for options.

Batteries - lead acid (car)

Free, tipping fee does not apply.

Boat hulls and/or trailers (wood and/or fibreglass)

We accept trailers and boat hulls under 17 feet in length. Motors, electrical, fluids and tires must be removed before disposal. A $50 surcharge will apply for all waste over 2.5 meters (8 ft.) in length.

BBQs

Free, tipping fee does not apply provided the item is primarily composed of metal. Various items including stoves, refrigerators (fridges), freezers and BBQs, up to 6x6x3 feet. There are no limits on quantity of appliances.

Corrugated cardboard

Free, tipping fee does not apply. Waxed cardboard is not accepted.

Carpet

Accepted as household garbage.

Concrete, asphalt or bricks

Concrete, asphalt and bricks are accepted as fill material with a limit of ½ cubic metre (aprox. 2 wheelbarrows). Some older chimney structures were made with asbestos cement, or transite. A laboratory test is required confirming that the material is asbestos free. You can also contact RCBC at 604-732-9253 or rcbc.bc.ca to locate the closest recycler.

Drywall

We accept up to ½ tonne of CLEAN drywall per trip. Drywall must be separated from the garbage (no tiles, plaster, or stucco attached). A 50% fee surcharge will apply if drywall is mixed with garbage. A laboratory test may be required confirming that the material is asbestos free. For larger quantities, contact RCBC at 604-732-9253 or rcbc.bc.ca to locate the closest recycler.

Freezers

Free, tipping fee does not apply provided the item is primarily comosed of metal. Various items including stoves, refrigerators (fridges), freezers and BBQs, up to 6x6x3 feet. There are no limits on quantity of appliances.

Fridges

Free, tipping fee does not apply provided the item is primarily composed of metal. Various items including stoves, refrigerators (fridges), freezers and BBQs, up to 6x6x3 feet. There are no limits on quantity of appliances.

Food waste (including spoiled frozen food)

We accept residential amounts of food waste including small amounts of raw meat. To dispose of large quantities of raw meat, contact RCBC at 604-732-9253 or rcbc.bc.ca.

Garbage

For banned and prohibited material list, please refer to the recycling & transfer stations section of this website.

Glass bottles and glass jars

Free, tipping fee does not apply. No window glass, ceramics, mirrors, or broken glass. No hazardous chemical or paint containers. Lids removed.

Glass windows

Commerical amounts of glass will not be accepted.

Light bulbs

Please visit www.lightrecycle.ca/consumers/accepted-products to find out where to dispose.

Green waste (yard clippings)

$65/tonne. No fee for Coquitlam residents for drop off at the Coquitlam Construction Recycling Facility (please bring proof of residency).

Gypsum

We accept up to ½ tonne of CLEAN gypsum per trip. Drywall must be separated from the garbage (no tiles, plaster, or stucco attached). A 50% fee surcharge will apply if gypsum is mixed with garbage. A laboratory test may be required confirming that the material is asbestos free. For larger quantities, contact RCBC at 604-732-9253 or rcbc.bc.ca to locate the closest recyler.

Hot tubs

If the hot tub is larger than 1.2 meters by 2.5 meters and weighs more than 100 kg, a fee surcharge of $50 will be applied.

Insulation

We accept double bagged fiberglass (pink) insulation only. We do not accept blown insulation, pipe insulation or any asbestos containing insulation. To find out where to dispose of the restricted material please contact RCBC at 604-732-9253 or rcbc.bc.ca.

Mattresses

Tipping fee of $15 per mattress. Clean mattresses can be donated to charity. Contact RCBC at 604-732-9253 or rcbc.bc.ca for other options.

Metals & aluminum cans and other items (trays, foil paper)

Free, tipping fee does not apply. No aerosols, hazardous chemical or paint cans. Clean and free of contaminants.

Oil filters

Free, tipping fee does not apply. Contact RCBC at 604-732-9253 or rcbc.bc.ca for options on how to dispose of oil and empty containers.

Paint cans (empty or partially empty)

We do not accept paint cans at the transfer stations. Contact RCBC at 604-732-9253 or rcbc.bc.ca for safe disposal.

Paper - office, mixed, newspaper, magazines, boxboard boxes

Free, tipping fee does not apply.

Plastic containers (codes 1-2-4-5), film and bags

Free, tipping fee does not apply. No hazardous chemical or paint containers. Clean and free of contaminants.

Propane tanks

Free, tipping fee does not apply.

Refrigerator

Free, tipping fee does not apply. Various items including stoves, refrigerators (fridges), freezers and BBQs, up to 6x6x3 feet. There are no limits on quantity of appliances.

Scrap metal and metal appliances

Free, tipping fee does not apply. Various items including stoves, refrigerators (fridges), freezers and BBQs, up to 6x6x3 feet. There are no limits on quantity of appliances.

Sod and soil

Accepted as fill material up to a limit of ½ cubic metre (approx. 2 wheelbarrows). For larger quantities, contact RCBC at 604-732-9253 or rcbc.bc.ca to locate the closest composter.

Stove

Free, tipping fee does not apply. Various items including stoves, refrigerators (fridges), freezers and BBQs, up to 6x6x3 feet. There are no limits on quantity of appliances.

Stumps

Stumps smaller than 30 cm (1 foot) in diameter. Stumps over 30cm in diameter are NOT accepted at the Coquitlam Construction Recycling Facility or Abbotsford (Matsqui) Transfer Station. Stumps over 30cm (1 foot) in diameter are accepted at Coquitlam, North Vancouver, or Surrey (Port Kells) as regular household garbage and may be subject to surcharge.

Styrofoam® (code 6)

Free, tipping fee does not apply. We accept white expanded polystyrene foam packaging. Free of chemicals and garbage.

Wood (painted or treated)

Accepted as household garbage.

Boat hulls and/or trailers (metal)

Free, we accept metal trailers nad metal boat hulls under 17 feet in length. Motors, electrical, fluids and tires must be removed before disposal.

Propane tanks (small camping size generally green in colour)

Free, tipping fee does not apply.

Rounds and branches

Rounds and branches smaller than 30cm (1 foot) in diameter. Rounds and branches over 30cm in diameter are NOT accepted at the Coquitlam Construction Recycling Facility or Abbotsford (Matsqui) Transfer Station. Rounds and branches over 30cm (1 foot) in diameter are accepted at Coquitlam, North Vancouver, or Surrey (Port Kells) as regular household garbage and may be subject to surchage.

White goods

Free, tipping fee does not apply. Various items including stoves, refrigerators (fridges), freezers and BBQ's, up to 6x6x3 feet. There are no limits on quantity of appliances.

Televisions/electronics

Contact RCBC at 604-732-9253 or rcbc.bc.ca to locate the closest collection site.