Grey boxes to be delivered January to April 2016
If you have received a grey box but would like to order another one, you can do so online now, call 3-1-1, or pick one up in person after May 15, 2016 at the locations below.
Find your grey box delivery date.
Blue bags discontinued
We are phasing out blue bags for newspaper recycling. All paper products, including newspaper, can now be placed in your yellow bag.
If you still have a blue bag, keep using it and when it needs replacing, we will provide you with a yellow bag.
Pick up recycling boxes and bags in person
You can get your recycling boxes and bags immediately by picking them up in person.
Remember to bring ID that shows you live in Vancouver when picking up your items.
Where to get recycling boxes and bags
Grey boxes will be available for pickup at these locations after May 15, 2016.
|Engineering Services Department
5th Floor, 507 West Broadway
||Monday to Friday
8:30am to 5:00pm
|Transfer Station & Recycling Depot
377 West Kent Ave North
Caution: You must enter from the east. Left turns aren't allowed from the west.
||Monday to Friday and holidays
5:30am to 7:00pm
Saturday and Sunday
8:00am to 6:00pm
Closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day
Order by phone
Can't pick up your recycling boxes or bag in person? Phone 3-1-1 to order some.
When you call, tell us:
- Your name, address, and postal code
- How many recycling boxes you need (up to 4 blue boxes and 4 grey boxes per order)
- How many recycling bags you need (1 or 2 bags per order)
Need a different amount of bags? Please pick them up in person.
Recycling boxes are delivered within two weeks by City crews. Recycling bags are delivered within 15 business days by mail.
Grey box orders will be accepted online or by phone after delivery to your zone is complete. Find your grey box delivery date.