Hazardous Waste and Operational Impact Materials are banned at all of Metro Vancouver's waste facilities.
Some of these wastes require special handling and disposal while others have designated local and regional recycling depots. For locations, search for Hazardous Materials Consultants, Environmental & Ecological Services and Product Stewardship Programs
Hazardous Waste means those materials defined in the Hazardous Waste Regulation, B.C. Reg. 63/88 as dangerous goods that are no longer used for their original purpose, and meet the criteria for Class 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, or 9 of the transportation of dangerous goods regulations.
Such materials include: