Recycling & Garbage Services Overview
Our thanks and appreciation go to Richmond residents for recycling and reducing waste in our community. Every time you make a choice to recycle, you're helping us achieve our goal to be a Recycling Smart City and divert 70% of our waste from the landfill by 2015.
Holiday Safety and Recycling Tips
As we celebrate the holiday season, Richmond is promoting safety and waste reduction. With a few simple steps, our residents can support fire prevention, reduce waste and recycle to turn waste into resources over the holidays. See Holiday Safety and Recycling Tips for more information.
Residents in single-family and townhomes with City garbage and/or Blue Box services may schedule for large item pick up. See Large Item Pick Up program for more information.
Report 2012: Recycling and Solid Waste Management - Expanding Services to Achieve Our Goals is now available.
Following our recycling and waste management programs and services makes it easy and convenient for Richmond residents to dispose of household waste and recycle at home and on the go.
|Paper, Plastic, Glass
|Food Scraps & Yard
|Public Spaces||Hazardous Waste &
Single-family home residents can sign-up for free recycling and garbage pick up day reminders. Residents can set up how they want to receive reminders, which are available by email, text message, Twitter or a phone call. The tool is simple and easy to use. Just enter your address below and click on "Find."
This service does not apply to townhomes and multi-family dwellings with private garbage pickup or Blue Carts. Please contact your property management company for your pickup schedule.
Related Links and Resources
- Recycling and Garbage Programs Information Translated Materials - Traditional Chinese
- Order replacement blue boxes, blue or yellow bags online
- City of Richmond Recycling and Waste Management Tips & Resources
- Metro Vancouver Recycling Directory
- Recycling Council of BC Hotline - 604-732-9253
- Compost Hotline - 604-736-2250
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