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Recycling in single family homes and duplexes

Recycling collection for Vancouver residents living in single family homes or duplexes is provided by Recycle BC External website (formerly Multi-Material BC).

Note We no longer collect curbside recycling.

Smithrite Disposal Ltd collects your recycling

Smithrite Disposal Ltd. is Recycle BC’s curbside recycling collection partner in Vancouver.

Customer service hours: Monday to Friday, 7:00am to 6:00pm

Phone 604-282-7966 or email recycle@smithrite.com to:

  • Request recycling collection service
  • Ask about your collection schedule 
  • Report a missed pickup
  • Request a new recycling box or bag

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Recycling guide for single family homes and duplexes PDF