You don't need to separate newspapers from other paper products when you recycle.
You can combine newspapers, mixed paper, and cardboard in your yellow bag, blue bag, mixed paper cart, or newspaper cart.
The City is phasing out blue bags and newspaper carts. If you have either, keep using them. When they need replacing, we'll provide yellow bags and mixed paper carts.
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If you have large amounts of recyclable items that will not fit in your recycling bin or recycling bags, you can drop those items off for free at the City's main recycling depot, located at the Vancouver South Transfer Station.
Find out what types of food scraps and yard waste you can put in your Green Bin, and how you set your Green Bin out to make sure it gets picked up by the City.
To make sure your garbage gets collected by the City, keep banned items out of your bin and ensure that your bin is not overflowing. Learn more about what can go into your garbage bin, and how to set out your bin correctly.
Not everything can go in to your garbage, recycling, and green bins. Many items can be recycled. Find out how to dispose of items that you do not want anymore.
To ensure your recycling is picked up:
Learn how to get the garbage, recycling, and green waste supplies that you need, including stickers for extra garbage. Find out how to get a different size bin for garbage and green waste.
Search by item or location on the Metro Vancouver Recycles website to find out where you can dispose of things.
Last modified: Fri, 16 May 2014 14:43:16