Stop Talking Trash and Start Recycling Your Coffee Cups In Your Blue Box! - Recycle BC

We know you love your coffee, but did you know that coffee cups are recyclable? Recycle coffee cups at home with your containers to keep them out of our landfills, and allow them to be turned into everyday items like tissue and toilet paper.


  • 67% of adult Canadians enjoy at least one cup of coffee a day with the average at 3 cups per day. (Source: Coffee Association of Canada)
  • 25% of coffee cup waste in Vancouver is from single and multi-family households. (source: City of Vancouver)
  • If you buy just one cup of coffee in a disposable cup every day, you’ll end up creating about 23 pounds of waste in one year. (source:

So do your part and recycle your coffee cup!