Recycling & Additional Disposal

Curbside Recycling

The City of Coquitlam does not manage curbside recycling collection - it is a service provided free to residents by Recycle BC. Curbside recycling is picked up once a week. Learn more at recyclebc.caRecycling must be out for collection by 7 a.m.

Questions regarding recycling collection should be directed to Recycling Customer Service (Smithrite) at 604-529-4011 or

Wondering about recycling holiday packaging? Visit the Recycle BC website

Additional Recycling / Disposal Options

Town Centre Recycling Depot

If you have extra curbside recycling, you can take it to the City's recycling depot. 

  • Hours of operation: Wednesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Closed Mondays, Tuesdays, and Statutory
  • Now accepted - CLEAN, WHITE STYROFOAM
  • Facility will be staffed and will continue to be monitored by security cameras.

Location: North of Guildford Way, West of Pipeline Road

Yes! These items are accepted:

PLEASE NOTE: The City of Coquitlam Recycling Depot is for
Coquitlam residents ​
ONLY. Proof of residency required.

Illegal dumping is strictly prohibited.

Coquitlam Transfer Station – 1200 United Boulevard

Coquitlam Transfer Station Map

Hours of Operation

  • Weekdays: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Saturdays (Oct. 1 – March 31): 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Saturdays (April 1 – Sept. 30): 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Sundays & statutory holidays: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Closed Dec. 25, 2017 & Jan. 1, 2018

Phone: 604-681-5600

Yes! These items are accepted:

For a more detailed list of accepted items and garbage disposal costs, visit

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  • Coquitlam Transfer Station

  • Meadows Landscape Recycling Centre

  • Pacific Mobile Depot

  • Happy Stan's Recycling Services Ltd.

  • Helping Families in Need Society

Other recycling / disposal options

There are many other recycling  / disposal options in the City.

To find out what can be recycled where, check out:

Engineering Customer Service