City of Vancouver Recycling Collection

Recycling Collection, December 19/20: due to snow, ice, and slippery conditions Recycle BC and Smithrite are experiencing some challenging conditions on roads or alleys which is affecting recycling collection. If your recycling bins/bags were not collected, please bring in your recycling in the evening and set it out on your next scheduled collection day. There is no limit to the amount of recycling that can be set out for collection. Additional sturdy, plastic bins can be used. If you have any questions, Smithrite can be contacted at 604-282-7966 or Thank you for your patience.

For recycling schedules and updates, please download the Recycle BC app.

For more information on recycling collection in the City of Vancouver, including the recycling guide and address search tool, please visit