Coquitlam Recycling and Waste Centre (formerly Coquitlam Transfer Station)
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Coquitlam Recycling and Waste Centre<div class="ExternalClass37EA248FBC0E4906AAD0847D29155B41"><p> <strong>Winter Hours (November 1 – February 28)</strong></p><p>Weekdays: 5:30 am to 6 pm (Recycling drop-off opens at 8 am). Peak hours weekdays 10 am to 2 pm.  <br>Saturday: 8am to 5pm</p><p> <strong>Summer Hours (March 1 – October 31)</strong></p><p>Weekdays: 5:30 am to 6 pm (Recycling drop-off opens at 7 am). Peak hours weekdays 10 am to 2 pm.  <br>Saturday: 8am to 6pm</p><p>Sunday and Statutory holidays: 9am to 5pm (closed December 25 and January 1)</p></div><div class="ExternalClass35AC2BB5EB4D471E987463A1B2D01357"><p>Accepted payment includes Cash, Visa, Mastercard, debit and Apple Pay.</p><p> <em>Complete tipping fee bylaw details are found in the<a href="/boards/Bylaws1/GVSDD_Bylaw_306_Consolidation.pdf" target="_blank">Tipping Fee and Solid Waste Disposal Regulation Bylaw</a>.</em></p><p> <strong>Prepare for Your Visit</strong> </p><p> <strong>Metro Vancouver applies surcharges to unsecured loads and loads containing banned materials. Learn how to avoid these extra costs while protecting others and the environment:</strong></p><div><p>Surcharges for banned materials that shouldn’t be in the garbage, such as recyclable materials or hazardous materials that pose a risk to waste collection workers, the public, or the environment:</p><ul><li>A $65 minimum surcharge will be applied to loads containing banned hazardous and operational impact materials or product stewardship materials. </li><li>A surcharge of 50% of the tipping fee will be applied to loads containing banned recyclable materials. </li><li>A surcharge of 100% of the tipping fee will be applied to loads containing over 20% <a href="/services/solid-waste/SolidWastePublications/EPSRackCard.pdf" target="_blank">expanded polystyrene packaging</a>.</li><li>For details on banned materials, please <a href="/services/solid-waste/recycling-programs/disposal-ban/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">click here</a>. </li></ul><p>Surcharges for unsecured loads:<br></p><ul><li>A surcharge of 50% of the tipping fee, up to $50, will be applied to unsecured loads. For details <a href="/services/solid-waste/SolidWastePublications/SecureYourLoadRackCard.pdf" target="_blank">click here. </a></li></ul> <a href="/services/solid-waste/SolidWastePublications/SecureYourLoadRackCard.pdf" target="_blank"> </a></div> <a href="/services/solid-waste/SolidWastePublications/SecureYourLoadRackCard.pdf" target="_blank"> <p> <strong> Complaints & Feedback</strong></p> </a> <p> <a href="/services/solid-waste/SolidWastePublications/SecureYourLoadRackCard.pdf" target="_blank">Feedback? Complaints? We want to hear from you. </a> <a href="/services/solid-waste/garbage-recycling/transfer-stations/transfer-station-complaint-feedback-form/Pages/default.aspx">Click here to complete our online form</a>.</p><p> <strong>Account Information </strong></p><ul><li>For account customer information, including applications and vehicle information, please <a href="/services/solid-waste/garbage-recycling/commercial-accounts/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">click here</a>. </li><li>For ticketing errors and disputes, please <a href="/services/solid-waste/garbage-recycling/transfer-stations/Pages/default.aspx#Ticket" target="_blank">click here</a>. </li></ul></div><div class="ExternalClass1782BE7DF99E4914A5B8B048D20CA683"> No charge for residents if separated and placed in appropriate bins or designated areas: </div><div class="ExternalClass1782BE7DF99E4914A5B8B048D20CA683"><ul><li>Blue Box Materials - plastics bottles, newsprint, metal cans, paper, cardboard</li><li>Lead Acid Batteries</li><li>Oil Filters (maximum 5 per load)</li><li>Metal residential-sized applicances and other metals (no larger than 1.8 m x 1.8 m x 0.9 m)</li><li>Propane Tanks</li><li>All Extended Producer Stewardship items (<a href="/services/solid-waste/recycling-programs/disposal-ban/Pages/default.aspx">For a complete list click here</a>)</li></ul></div><p> </p><table width="100%" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td style="width:50%;">​<strong>Mattresses</strong></td><td style="width:50%;">​​$15 per unit (maximum 4 units)</td></tr></tbody></table><hr /><table width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="10"><tbody><tr><td><p> <strong>Gypsum</strong></p><p>We accept a maximum of ½ tonne gypsum per load (approx. 20 sheets of 4’ x 8’ x ½”).</p></td><td><p>$133/tonne (Up to 2 sheets)<br>$150/tonne (more than 2 sheets, max ½ tonne)<br>Minimum Fee: $15</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> <strong>Only NEW gypsum that has not been installed (no tape, paint or mud) will be accepted.</strong></p><p>Each load must be accompanied by a signed Declaration and Acknowledgment Form obtained at the Transfer Station.</p><ul class="accordion" data-accordion="true"><li class="accordion-navigation"> <a href="#panela">What you need to do</a> <div class="content" id="panela"><ul><li>Ensure your entire load contains new gypsum only (no tape, paint or mud). New gypsum includes unfinished gypsum board cut from new construction. </li><li>At the Transfer Station, you will need to complete a Declaration and Acknowledgment Form. The Form will require the following information: <ol type="a"><li>Customer / Company Name</li><li>Address / Origin of Drywall</li><li>Vehicle License Number</li></ol></li></ul></div></li></ul><p> <strong>Used</strong> gypsum will <strong>not</strong> be accepted, even if it has been lab-tested or if it is newer than 1990. <span style="color:#444444;font-family:"segoe ui", sans-serif;font-size:10pt;">Visit</span><font color="#000000"> </font><a href="http://www.metrovancouverrecycles.org/Pages/Residential.aspx">metrovancouverrecycles.org</a> and search ‘Gypsum / Drywall’ for a list of facilities or private haulers that may accept used gypsum. Information on gypsum handling and disposal available <a href="/services/solid-waste/SolidWastePublications/GypsumDrywallDisposal.pdf" target="_blank">here</a>, or call the RCBC Recycling Hotline at 604-732-9253.</p><hr /><table width="100%" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td style="width:50%;"><p>​<strong>Green Waste, Clean Wood and Food Waste</strong></p></td><td style="width:50%;">$67 per tonne with $6 minimum charge</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><ul><li>Includes grass, shrub and tree branches, flowers, weeds, leaves, vegetable stalks, brush and tree stumps with a maximum diameter of 30 cm and maximum length of 120 cm and small quantities (up to 10 litres) of residential food waste </li><li>City of Coquitlam residents in single family homes can drop off yard trimmings at no charge at Coquitlam Recycling and Waste Centre. Proof of residency required. </li><li>Excludes Agricultural Waste</li><li>Maximum length for clean wood waste is 2.5 metres</li><li>Sod is not accepted as green waste. (Maximum 0.5 cubic metres of sod per load is accepted for disposal as garbage, including grass sod containing European Chafer beetle)</li></ul></td></tr></tbody></table><div class="ExternalClass3605B4066B11438998C1BC3B7B54FEC0"><div class="ExternalClass716A00C4AA274CF193B7E986C254E73D"><ul><li>A $50 minimum surcharge will be applied to loads containing banned hazardous and operational impact materials or product stewardship materials. </li><li>Surcharge of 50% of the tipping fee will be applied to loads containing banned recyclable materials.</li><li> <a href="/services/solid-waste/recycling-programs/disposal-ban/Pages/default.aspx">For details on banned materials, please click here</a>.</li> </ul></div></div><i class="fa fa-check green" aria-hidden="true"></i>$151 per tonne <div class="ExternalClassF25922487DEF46FCA2DEEAB0753DC2AC"><ul><li>​Minimum fee: $15 ($25 weekdays from 10am-2pm, ​except Statutory holidays). The $15 minimum fee applies to loads up to 70 kg, and the $25 minimum fee during peak hours applies to loads up to 135 kg.</li><li>Maximum fee: $134<br></li><li>Transaction fee: $5 per load (included in minimum and maximum fees)</li></ul></div><i class="fa fa-check green" aria-hidden="true"></i>$129 per tonne<div class="ExternalClassDC399CCE992A4927AECB4201F1FCDF58"><ul><li>Maximum fee: $932<br></li><li>Transaction fee: $5 per load (included in maximum fee)</li></ul></div><i class="fa fa-check green" aria-hidden="true"></i>$103 per tonne<div class="ExternalClassE6D94BB441E64A40802DE780CCB9FAB9"><ul><li>​Transaction fee: $5 per load</li></ul></div><i class="fa fa-check green" aria-hidden="true"></i>$15 each (maximum 4)<i class="fa fa-check green" aria-hidden="true"></i>$150 per tonne (maximum 500kg)<div class="ExternalClass129A49CBD92B4B3DA2A2F6B2561DB6B4"><ul><li>Minimum fee: $15</li><li>Transaction fee: $5 per load (included in minimum fee)</li><li>Only NEW gypsum that has not been installed (no tape, paint or mud) will be accepted</li><li>Each load must be accompanied by a signed Declaration and Acknowledgement Form, <a href="/services/solid-waste/SolidWastePublications/EmterraEnvironmentalDrywallDeclarationAcknowledgementForm-TRIPLICATE.pdf" target="_blank" style="text-decoration:underline;">available here</a> in triplicate, or available at the Recycling and Waste Centre. Please ensure all 3 copies of the form are completed. </li></ul></div><i class="fa fa-check green" aria-hidden="true"></i>$200 per tonne (maximum 100kg) – expand for additional restrictions<div class="ExternalClass15AF0E9889EC444CA0CFE1068B7D2939"><ul><li>Maximum 10 x 10 kg bags per visit, 5 visits per year. Restricted to residents only. </li><li>Minimum fee: $15 </li><li>Transaction fee: $5 per load (included in minimum fee) </li><li> <strong>Must be properly prepared as per <a href="/services/solid-waste/recycling-programs/used-gypsum-disposal/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank" style="color:#1a75c1 !important;">instructions here</a></strong></li><li>Visit <a href="http://www.metrovancouverrecycles.org/" target="_blank">metrovancouverrecycles.org</a> and search ‘Gypsum / Drywall’ for a list of other facilities or private haulers that may accept used gypsum or call the RCBC Recycling Hotline at 604-732-9253. <br></li></ul> <br> <p>More information on risks of and proper handling of potentially asbestos-containing material: </p><ul><li> <a class="external" href="http://www.healthlinkbc.ca/healthfiles/hfile32.stm" target="_blank"><span style="color:#1a75c1 !important;">BC Ministry of Health</span></a></li><li> <a class="external" href="http://www.hiddenkiller.ca/" target="_blank"> <span style="color:#1a75c1 !important;">WorkSafeBC on asbestos</span></a></li><li> <a class="external" href="https://www.worksafebc.com/en/health-safety/hazards-exposures/asbestos/think-asbestos" target="_blank"><span style="color:#1a75c1 !important;">WorkSafeBC information for homeowners</span></a></li><li> <a href="/services/solid-waste/SolidWastePublications/GypsumDrywallDisposal.pdf" target="_blank"><span style="color:#1a75c1 !important;">Metro Vancouver handout on testing for asbestos</span></a> </li></ul></div><i class="fa fa-check green" aria-hidden="true"></i>$100 per tonne<div class="ExternalClass096FED4937174C82B8F1C0192D98ABE4"><ul><li>​Minimum fee: $10. The $10 minimum fee applies to loads up to 100 kg </li> <li>Includes grass, shrub and tree branches, flowers, weeds, leaves, vegetable stalks, brush and tree stumps with a maximum diameter of 30 cm and maximum length of 120 cm and small quantities (up to 100 litres) of food waste </li><li>City of Coquitlam and City of New Westminster residents in single family homes can drop off yard trimmings at no charge at Coquitlam Recycling and Waste Centre. Proof of residency required.</li><li>Excludes agricultural waste</li><li>Sod, including grass sod containing European Chafer beetle: maximum 25% by volume per load of green waste.</li><li>Maximum length for clean wood waste is 2.5 m</li></ul></div><i class="fa fa-check green" aria-hidden="true"></i>no charge<div class="ExternalClassD43D7207D8BD486BA54844DEA351BFC6"><p class="ExternalClass4BEE8C4099FD44DC9B4FF6E60B3A42AF">Recycling must be separated and placed in appropriate bins.<br></p><p>Recycling Depot Vehicle Restrictions:</p><ul><li>Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Maximum 7,500 kg</li><li>Maximum Vehicle Length: 7.6 m (25 ft)</li><li>Maximum Vehicle and Trailer Length: 9.1 m (30 ft)<br></li></ul> <br> <p class="ExternalClass4BEE8C4099FD44DC9B4FF6E60B3A42AF">Accepted: </p><div class="ExternalClass4BEE8C4099FD44DC9B4FF6E60B3A42AF"><ul><li> Batteries </li><li>Beverage containers</li><li>Books (for donation) </li></ul></div><div class="ExternalClassC0ECCEA081CA4048831FCA83C856BB12"><ul><li>Cellular phones </li><li>Cooking oil</li><li>Clothing (for donation)</li></ul></div><ul><li>Corrugated Cardboard </li><li>Electronics </li><li>Expanded polystyrene (also known as Styrofoam) - white</li><li>Expanded polystyrene (also known as Styrofoam) – coloured</li><li>Film packaging</li><li>Glass packaging </li><li>Gasoline (must be in approved ULC container. Limit 25L per container)</li><li>Lamps and light fixtures </li><li>Metals: Scrap metal, metal appliances, outdoor power equipment, metal packaging (max. four refrigeration appliances)</li><li>Oil filters </li><li>Paint products and solvents </li><li>Recyclable paper and paper packaging</li><li>Pesticides (must be in original labelled container. Limit 10L per container)</li><li>Plastics packaging  </li><li>Propane tanks </li><li>Small appliances and power tools </li><li>Smoke and carbon monoxide alarms </li><li>Thermostats </li></ul></div><i class="fa fa-check green" aria-hidden="true"></i>$15 per ticket

 

 

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