Recycling in single family homes and duplexes

Recycling collection for Vancouver residents living in single family homes or duplexes is provided by Recycle BC (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, 8am to 5pm

Phone 604-282-7966 or email to:

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

About your service

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Recycling and disposal facilities

Not everything can go into your collection bins. Find out how to dispose of items at one of our facilities.

Zero Waste 2040

Zero Waste 2040 is a long-term strategic vision for Vancouver to achieve the goal of zero waste by 2040.