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North Shore Transfer Station<div class="ExternalClassECE948FD513A4F869FCAFA433FDB95C7"><p> Oct 1 to Mar 31: </p><ul><li>Weekdays: 5:30 am to 5 pm (Recycling drop-off opens at 8 am). Peak hours weekdays 10 am to 2 pm.</li><li>Saturday: 8 am to 5 pm </li><li>Sundays and Statutory holidays: 9 am to 5 pm </li></ul><p>Apr 1 to Sep 30:   </p><ul><li>Weekdays: 5:30am to 6 pm (Recycling drop-off opens at 8 am). Peak hours weekdays 10 am to 2 pm.</li><li>Saturday: 8 am to 6 pm </li><li>Sundays and Statutory holidays: 9 am to 5 pm </li></ul><p> Closed December 25 and January 1             </p></div><div class="ExternalClass00DD2ADE0C8647ADA51E6626883C00AF"><p class="ExternalClass00DD2ADE0C8647ADA51E6626883C00AF"> Accepted payment includes cash, Visa, Mastercard, debit and Apple Pay.       <em></em></p><p class="ExternalClass00DD2ADE0C8647ADA51E6626883C00AF"><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 class="ExternalClass00DD2ADE0C8647ADA51E6626883C00AF"> <strong>Surcharges for Banned Materials and Unsecured Loads</strong> </p><div class="ExternalClass00DD2ADE0C8647ADA51E6626883C00AF"><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> <strong></strong></li></ul></div><p> <strong>Transfer Station Complaints & Feedback</strong></p><ul><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/transfer-stations/Pages/default.aspx#Commercial" 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></ul></div><div class="ExternalClass1782BE7DF99E4914A5B8B048D20CA683"> No charge for residents if separated and placed in appropriate bins or designated areas: <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></ul><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%;"><table width="100%" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td style="width:50%;"><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%;">$71 per tonne with $7 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>Excludes Agricultural Waste</li><li>Maximum length for clean wood waste is 2.5 metres</li><li>Sod, including grass sod containing European Chafer beetle: maximum 25% by volume per load of green waste</li></ul> </td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div class="ExternalClass716A00C4AA274CF193B7E986C254E73D"><ul> <li>​A $50 minimum surcharge, plus the potential cost of removal, clean-up or remediation will be applied to loads containing banned hazardous and operational impact materials or product stewardship materials. <br> <br></li><li>Surcharge of 50% of the tipping fee will be applied to loads containing banned recyclable materials.</li></ul><p> <a href="/services/solid-waste/recycling-programs/disposal-ban/Pages/default.aspx">For details on prohibited or banned materials please click here</a>.</p></div><i class="fa fa-check green" aria-hidden="true"></i>$142 per tonne <div class="ExternalClass345D569A86934AB1A8E9083219665940"><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 140 kg.</li><li>Maximum fee: $125</li><li>Transaction fee: $5 per load (included in minimum and maximum fees)<br></li></ul></div><i class="fa fa-check green" aria-hidden="true"></i>$120 per tonne<div class="ExternalClass37551454513741328050779C9A28FC0D"><ul><li>Maximum fee: $815<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>$90 per tonne<div class="ExternalClassE1423503871C43DFBEEDABC385BE90FF"><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="ExternalClass9119AD0FF4C2425E923CE6C496FE877B"><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">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>$95 per tonne<div class="ExternalClassB7C2BCABEF3641A5BCF8C2E84DA2665C"><ul><li>Minimum fee: $10 </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>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="ExternalClassCEBCE45AE5F943C8853E8AF3F6D28BA0"><p>Visit our *NEW* <a href="/services/solid-waste/garbage-recycling/transfer-stations/PublishingImages/North-Shore-Transfer-Stn.gif" target="_blank"><span style="color:#1a75c1 !important;">Recycling Drop-off Area</span></a> at the entrance to the transfer station! Recycling must be separated and placed in appropriate bins. <br>Commercial customers must use designated bins for commercial cardboard and mixed paper/paper packaging. </p><p>Accepted: </p><ul><li> Batteries </li><li>Beverage containers </li><li>Books (for donation)</li><li>Cellular phones </li><li>Clothing (for donation)</li><li>Cooking oil </li><li>Corrugated Cardboard </li><li>Electronics </li><li>Expanded polystyrene (also known as Styrofoam) – white or 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>Plastic 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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