Coquitlam Transfer Station
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Coquitlam Transfer Station<div class="ExternalClass37EA248FBC0E4906AAD0847D29155B41"><p><strong>Winter Hours (Oct 1 – Mar 31)</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 (Apr 1 – Sep 30)</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 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 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>Surcharges for Banned Materials and Unsecured Loads</strong> </p><div><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><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></div><p> <strong>Transfer Station Complaints & Feedback</strong></p><p>Feedback? Complaints? We want to hear from you. <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 Transfer Station. 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>$147 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: $130</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>$125 per tonne<div class="ExternalClassDC399CCE992A4927AECB4201F1FCDF58"><ul><li>Maximum fee: $896</li><li>Transaction fee: $5 per load (included in maximum fee)</li></ul></div><i class="fa fa-check green" aria-hidden="true"></i>$99 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 Transfer Station. 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 – expand for 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 Transfer Station. 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="ExternalClassC0ECCEA081CA4048831FCA83C856BB12"><p class="ExternalClass4BEE8C4099FD44DC9B4FF6E60B3A42AF">Recycling must be separated and placed in appropriate bins.</p><p class="ExternalClass4BEE8C4099FD44DC9B4FF6E60B3A42AF">Accepted: </p><div class="ExternalClass4BEE8C4099FD44DC9B4FF6E60B3A42AF"><ul><li> Batteries </li><li>Beverage containers</li><li>Books (for donation) </li></ul></div><ul><li>Carpet (accepted at garbage tipping fee rates; must be properly prepared as per <a href="/services/solid-waste/SolidWastePublications/RackCard-CTSCarpetRecycling.pdf" target="_blank" style="color:#1a75c1 !important;">instructions here</a>)</li><li>Cellular phones </li><li>Cooking oil</li><li>Clothing (for donation)</li></ul><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 </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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