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North Shore Recycling and Waste Centre




<div class="ExternalClass830F5E155AD14790AA26BD9D3A1F9D2A"><p>The following hours of operations will be in place year round at the North Shore Recycling and Waste Centre:<br></p> <p> <strong>Weekdays:</strong> 5:30 am to 6:00 pm (recycling drop-off opens at 7:00 am). Peak hours weekdays 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.</p><p> <strong>Saturday:</strong> 8:00 am to 6:00 pm</p><p> <strong>Sunday and statutory holidays:</strong>​ 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (closed December 25 and January 1)</p></div>

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<div class="ExternalClass8CB1F902F0164649BD8F3413BDD2A2FB"><p>Accepted payment includes Visa, Mastercard, debit, Apple Pay, and cash.<br></p><p>Complete tipping fee bylaw details are found in the <a href="/boards/Bylaws/GVSDD_Bylaw_306_Consolidated.pdf" target="_blank">Tipping Fee and Solid Waste Disposal Regulation Bylaw</a>.​<br></p><h4>Surcharges for banned materials and unsecured loads</h4><div><ul><li>A $73 minimum surcharge will be applied to loads containing banned hazardous and operational impact materials or product stewardship materials. </li><li>A surcharge of 50% of the tipping fee will be applied to loads containing banned recyclable materials. </li><li>A surcharge of 100% of the tipping fee will be applied to loads containing over 20% <a href="/services/solid-waste/Documents/eps-rack-card.pdf" target="_blank" title="Expanded Polystyrene - Rack Card">expanded polystyrene packaging</a>.</li><li>For details on banned materials, please <a href="/services/solid-waste/disposal-ban-program" target="_blank" title="Disposal Ban Program">​ ​click here</a>.<br></li><li>A surcharge of 50% of the tipping fee, up to $50, will be applied to unsecured loads. For more details <a href="/services/solid-waste/Documents/secure-your-load-rack-card.pdf" target="_blank" title="Secure Your Load - Rack Card">click here. </a></li></ul></div> <br> <h3>Account information </h3><ul><li> <a href="/services/solid-waste/commercial-accounts" target="_blank" title="Commercial Accounts">Account customer information, including applications and vehicle information</a><br></li><li> <a href="/services/solid-waste/recycling-waste-facilities#ticket-errors" target="_blank" title="Solid Waste Facilities - Ticket Errors">Ticketing errors and disputes​</a>​​<br></li></ul>​<br>​<br></div>1$168 per tonne<div class="ExternalClassA83BB62E3343420CB01FB0173240EF7E"><ul><li>Minimum fee: $15 ($25 weekdays from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, ​except Statutory holidays). The $15 minimum fee applies to loads up to 60 kg, and the $25 minimum fee during peak hours applies to loads up to 120 kg</li><li>Maximum fee: $151<br></li><li>Transaction fee: $5 per load (included in minimum and maximum fees)</li></ul>​<br></div>1$146 per tonne<div class="ExternalClassE741B9DEA41D445CB1FE9657DC0D46C4"><ul><li>Maximum fee: $965<br></li><li>Transaction fee: $5 per load (included in maximum fee)</li></ul>​<br></div>1$120 per tonne<div class="ExternalClass469814D56355403295AC9F1AFEF0F7B4"><ul><li>Transaction fee: $5 per load</li></ul>​<br></div>1$15 each (maximum 4)1$150 per tonne (maximum 500kg)<div class="ExternalClass8CF7F8E062C04B4CADF5A35DA83E4104"><ul><li>Minimum fee: $15</li><li>Transaction fee: $5 per load (included in minimum fee)</li><li>Only NEW gypsum that has not been installed (no tape, paint or mud) will be accepted</li><li>Each load must be accompanied by a signed Declaration and Acknowledgement Form, <a href="/services/solid-waste/Documents/northshore-united-boulevard-centralsurrey-and-northsurrey-recycling-and-waste-centre-form.pdf" target="_blank" title="Drywall Declaration & Acknowledgement Form">available here</a> in triplicate, or available at the Recycling and Waste Centre. Please ensure all 3 copies of the form are completed.</li></ul>​<br></div>1$200 per tonne (maximum 100kg) - expand for additional restrictions<div class="ExternalClass5CD15336387E493591B4098E6348414E"><ul><li>Maximum 10 x 10 kg bags per visit, 5 visits per year. Restricted to residents only. </li><li>Minimum fee: $15 </li><li>Transaction fee: $5 per load (included in minimum fee) </li><li> <strong>Must be properly prepared as per <a href="/services/solid-waste/used-gypsum-disposal-program" title="Used Gypsum Disposal Program">instructions here</a></strong></li><li>Visit <a href="" target="_blank" title="Metro Vancouver Recycles"></a> and search ‘Gypsum / Drywall’ for a list of other facilities or private haulers that may accept used gypsum or call the RCBC Recycling Hotline at 604-732-9253. <br></li></ul> <br> <p>More information on risks of and proper handling​ of potentially asbestos-con​taining material: </p><ul><li> <a href="" target="_blank" title="Province of British Columbia - Managing Waste Asbestos">Province of British Columbia - Managing Waste Asbestos</a><br></li><li> <a href="" target="_blank" title="WorkSafeBC on asbestos"> WorkSafeBC on asbestos</a></li><li> <a href="" target="_blank" title="WorkSafeBC on asbestos">WorkSafeBC information for homeowners</a></li><li> <a href="/services/solid-waste/Documents/gypsumdrywall-disposal.pdf" target="_blank" title="Asbestos and Gypsum Drywall">Metro Vancouver handout on testing for asbestos</a><br></li></ul>​<br></div>1$113 per tonne<div class="ExternalClassE532CB020F5742F598ED124B9417AEF6"><ul><li>Minimum fee: $10. The $10 minimum fee applies to loads up to 90 kg</li><li>Includes grass, shrub and tree branches, flowers, weeds, leaves, vegetable stalks, brush and tree stumps with a maximum diameter of 30 cm and maximum length of 120 cm and small quantities (up to 100 litres) of food waste</li><li>Excludes agricultural waste</li><li>Sod, including grass sod containing European Chafer beetle: maximum 25% by volume per load of green waste</li><li>Maximum length for clean wood waste is 2.5 m</li></ul>​ <br> <div class="uk-panel uk-background-muted uk-padding-small"><p> <a href="/services/solid-waste/yard-trimmings-japanese-beetle" target="_blank" title="Yard Trimmings – Japanese Beetle (Popillia japonica)">Yard Trimmings - Stop The Japanese Beetle</a></p></div>​<br></div>1$15 per ticket1No charge<div class="ExternalClass07B3FA9960624B6DB0AA1FE2BDF38019"><p>Recyclable materials must be separated by type and placed in appropriate bins in the recycling depot. Commercial customers (businesses that pick up recycling or are recycling items from a business) must use designated bin for commercial cardboard.</p><p> <strong>Recycling depot vehicle restrictions:</strong>​<br></p><ul><li>Gross vehicle weight rating maximum: 7,500 kg</li><li>Maximum vehicle length: 7.6 m (25 ft)<br></li><li>Maximum vehicle and trailer length: 9.1 m (30 ft)<br></li></ul> <p> <strong>Accepted items:</strong></p><ul><li>​​<strong>Paper and cardboard - <strong>residential only </strong></strong></li><ul><li>Accepted: Newspaper and flyers, magazines, cardboard, paper bags, paper party decorations, and shredded paper (contain shredded paper inside a paper bag or box).</li><li>NOT Accepted: Wax paper, parchment paper, items made with layers of plastic and paper, paper towels, and hardcover or paperback books</li></ul><li> <strong>Containers - residential only </strong></li><ul><li>Accepted: Paper cups, paper plates, cartons, empty spray containers, aluminum cans, aluminum foil, plastic gift boxes, plastic tubs and lids, and plastic bottles and caps. Empty and rinse containers</li><li>NOT Accepted: Paper towels, paper or metal straws, oil containers, and paint cans</li></ul><li>​<strong>Glass bottles and jars - <strong>residential only </strong></strong></li><ul><li>​​Accepted: clear and coloured bottles and jars (labels okay). Empty and rinse containers, and put all lids with containers.</li><li>NOT Accepted: drinking glasses, dishes, cookware, whole or broken glass or mirrors, and ceramic mugs</li></ul><li>​​<strong>Plastics, flexible - <strong>residential only </strong></strong></li><ul><li>Accepted: grocery bags, zipper lock pouches, woven and net plastic bags, overwrap from paper towels, non-food protective packaging, bubble wrap, plastic shrink wrap, and produce bags</li><li>NOT Accepted: plastic-lined paper, crinkly cellophane wrap, and plastic squeeze tubes</li></ul><li> <strong>​​Plastics, bulky rigid</strong></li><ul><li>Accepted: Plastic Codes 2 & 5. Common items include storage containers, patio furniture, toys, laundry baskets, trash and recycling bins, reusable food storage containers, and reusable water bottles</li></ul><li>​​<strong>Foam packaging white (Expanded polystyrene or styrofoam) - residential only </strong></li><ul><li>Accepted: Foam food containers and trays and foam cushion packaging</li><li>NOT Accepted: napkins, liquid absorbing pads, foam peanuts, foam board insulation, and foam furniture</li></ul><li> <strong>Foam packaging coloured (Expanded polystyrene or styrofoam) - <strong>residential only </strong></strong></li><ul><li>Accepted: Foam food containers and trays and foam cushion packaging</li><li> NOT Accepted: napkins, liquid absorbing pads, foam peanuts, foam board insulation, and foam furniture</li></ul><li>​​<strong>Corrugated cardboard  - commercial only<br></strong></li><li> <strong>Appliances: Maximum four refrigeration appliances</strong></li><li> <strong>Batteries</strong></li><li> <strong>Bicycle (for donation)</strong></li><li> <strong>Book (for donation)</strong></li><li> <strong>Clothing (for donation)</strong></li><li> <strong>Cooking oil</strong></li><li> <strong>Electronics</strong></li><li> <strong>Gasoline</strong></li><li> <strong>Lamps/light fixtures</strong></li><li> <strong>Metals: scrap metal, metal appliances, outdoor power equipment & metal packaging</strong></li><li> <strong>Oil filters, used oil & antifreeze</strong></li><li> <strong>Paint products/solvents</strong></li><li> <strong>Pesticides</strong></li><li> <strong>Propane tanks</strong></li><li> <strong>Refundables</strong></li><li> <strong>Small appliances/power tools</strong></li><li> <strong>Smoke/carbon monoxide alarms</strong></li><li> <strong>Thermostats​​​</strong></li></ul> </div>, Map Link, Site Map<div class="ExternalClassA1102BCC2BCA4C7E9B9E84A5AC7383B6"><p>30 Riverside Drive<br> North Vancouver, BC<br> V7H 1T4</p>​<br></div>604-681-5600

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