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United Boulevard Recycling and Waste Centre

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<div class="ExternalClassA95D9534BE59474A86CE56188C01D420"><p>Metro Vancouver’s United Boulevard Recycling and Waste Centre is a full-service recycling and waste centre for commercial, municipal, and small vehicle customers.​</p>​ <p> <a href="/Includes/solid-waste/united-boulevard/index.html" class="uk-button mv-button" target="_blank">Try our interactive map to find your ro​ute</a>​<br></p>​<br></div><div class="ExternalClass5B8BB856C527475EB57180CE2CB79074"><p>The following hours of operations w<strong>​</strong>ill be in place year round at the United Boulevard Recycling and Waste C​entre:</p><p><strong>Weekda</strong><strong>ys:</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.<br><strong>Saturday:</strong> 8:00 am to 6:00 pm<br><strong>Sunday and statutory holidays:</strong> 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (closed December 25 and January 1)​<br></p><br></div><div class="ExternalClass3661DF893E354262B4CB31E4C6A9CA8A"><p>Updated fees in effect starting January 1 at recycling and waste centres. ​<a href="/services/solid-waste/tipping-fee">Click here for details</a></p></div>

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 Accepted materials and fees

 

 

<div class="ExternalClass35AC2BB5EB4D471E987463A1B2D01357"><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 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></div>​​<br>​<br>1$168 per tonne <div class="ExternalClassF25922487DEF46FCA2DEEAB0753DC2AC"><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></div>1$146 per tonne<div class="ExternalClassDC399CCE992A4927AECB4201F1FCDF58"><ul><li>Maximum fee: $965<br></li><li>Transaction fee: $5 per load (included in maximum fee)</li></ul></div>1$120 per tonne<div class="ExternalClassE6D94BB441E64A40802DE780CCB9FAB9"><ul><li>​Transaction fee: $5 per load</li></ul></div>1$15 each (maximum 4)1$150 per tonne (maximum 500kg)<div class="ExternalClass129A49CBD92B4B3DA2A2F6B2561DB6B4"><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></div>1$200 per tonne (maximum 100kg)<div class="ExternalClass15AF0E9889EC444CA0CFE1068B7D2939"><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="http://www.metrovancouverrecycles.org/" target="_blank" title="Metro Vancouver Recycles">metrovancouverrecycles.org</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="https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/environment/waste-management/hazardous-waste/registration-of-hazardous-waste-generators-and-facilities/managing-waste-asbestos?keyword=asbestos" target="_blank" title="Province of British Columbia - Managing Waste Asbestos">Province of British Columbia - Managing Waste Asbestos</a><br></li><li> <a href="http://www.hiddenkiller.ca/" target="_blank" title="WorkSafeBC on asbestos"> WorkSafeBC on asbestos</a></li><li> <a href="https://www.worksafebc.com/en/health-safety/hazards-exposures/asbestos/think-asbestos" 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></li></ul></div>1$113 per tonne<div class="ExternalClassB7C2BCABEF3641A5BCF8C2E84DA2665C"><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 Euro​pean Chafer beetle: maximum 25% by volume per load of green waste </li><li>Maximum length for clean wood waste is 2.5 m </li><li>Free residential green waste program at United Boulevard Recycling and Waste Centre for: </li><ul><li>​​<a href="/services/solid-waste/Documents/united-boulevard-coquitlam-rack-card.pdf" target="_blank" title="Coquitlam Residents - Residential Green and Food Waste Program - Rack Card">Coquitlam residents</a>: free drop off of yard trimmings and food scraps; limit 1,000kg per trip; maximum 2,000kg yard trimmings per vehicle per calendar year </li><li>​<a href="/services/solid-waste/Documents/united-boulevard-new-westminster-rack-card.pdf" target="_blank" title="New Westminister Residents - Residential Green and Food Waste Program - Rack Card">New Westminste​r residents</a>: free drop off of yard trimmings only; limit 1,000kg per trip</li></ul></ul> <br> </div><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>1$15 per ticket1No charge<div class="ExternalClass5EAE36A84DDF457689D7B8DB9121EDBF"><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> ​<br></div>

 

 

https://goo.gl/maps/xn8ckhv7Sey22wuM6, Map Linkhttps://metrovancouver.org/Includes/solid-waste/united-boulevard/index.html, Site Map<div class="ExternalClass92A47EB632264009BA52197C455B11CB">995 United Boulevard<br><div>Coquitlam, BC V3K 4S8<br></div></div>604-681-5600

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Recycling and Disposal Cost Estimatorhttps://metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/recycling-and-disposal-cost-estimator, Recycling and Disposal Cost EstimatorRecycling and Disposal Cost Estimator
United Boulevard Recycling and Waste Centre – Visitor Guidehttps://metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/Documents/united-boulevard-facility-visitor-guide.pdf, United Boulevard Recycling and Waste Centre – Visitor GuideUnited Boulevard Recycling and Waste Centre – Visitor Guide

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