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Help ensure more material gets recycled.

Proper sorting ensures that more of the material that is collected gets successfully recycled. Paper, glass and containers must be set out in separate collection bins/bags. Put paper in your yellow bag, containers (plastic, metal and cartons) in your blue box, and glass in your green/grey box.


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Your recycling guide outlines how to sort your recycling, shows what is not accepted, and what packaging and paper items you can return to a Recycle BC depot.

Click here to download the 2020-2021 City of Langley Recycling Guide.


Use our address search tool to view your curbside recycling collection schedule and nearest Recycle BC depots. You can also sign up for reminders and import your schedule into your online calendar.


If you have smartphone, you can download our app from your app store by searching “Recycle BC.”


For questions about collection zones, missed pick-ups, holiday schedules, or recycling containers:

GFL Environmental
Phone: 778-765-3662


Some changes are coming to the curbside recycling collection program in City of Langley.

  • New contractor: GFL Environmental
  • New customer service information: or 778-765-3662
  • New collection containers: yellow bag for paper and grey box for glass
  • Increased enforcement of sorting requirements
  • Your collection schedule is not changing
  • The materials that are accepted will not change

When recyclables are sorted into three streams (glass, fibres, and containers), we can ensure that more of the materials that are collected are recycled, and improve the performance of your recycling program.

Learn how to correctly sort your materials using the following resources:

  • Your Recycle BC residential recycling guide
  • has our accepted material list available for download, as well as a “What Can I Recycle?” search tool
  • Download the Recycle BC app from the App Store or Google Play, or visit

Please sort curbside recyclables as follows:

  • Use the yellow bag for paper and packaging that held dry products (shoes, crackers, etc.). Corrugated cardboard that does not fit in this bag can be flattened, cut into pieces smaller than 30 x 30 inches (76 x 76 cm), and stacked between recycling containers.
  • Use the other blue box for non-deposit containers (plastic, aluminum, steel, etc.) and paper cups and cartons (coffee cups, cartons etc.).
  • Use the green box for non-deposit glass bottles and jars.

There is no limit to how much recycling you can set out. If all of your materials do not fit in your recycling boxes and bags, please try consolidating them. For example, bulky plastic jugs, cartons, and boxes can be flattened; smaller metal cans be placed inside larger metal cans; plastic containers can be fitted inside each other (e.g. yogurt containers), etc. If you have additional recyclables that do not fit into your blue boxes, these can be placed in a rigid container of your choice, such as a laundry hamper. Corrugated cardboard that does not fit in your bag can be flattened, cut into pieces no larger than 30” x 30” (78 cm x 78 cm), and stacked between your recycling containers.

Please contact GFL Environmental at or 778-765-3662 for additional boxes and bags.

No. Under the BC Recycling Regulation, businesses that supply packaging and paper to BC residents are responsible for managing recycling programs. Recycle BC uses fees paid by businesses to pay for curbside recycling in the City of Langley.

No. Since January 1, 2015, the City of Langley has not provided curbside collection of residential packaging and paper. Recycle BC delivers these services on behalf of the businesses that supply packaging and paper to residents.

No, the City of Langley continues to be responsible for your garbage and Green Can collection.

Curbside recycling collection is weekly, on the same day as weekly Green Can and bi-weekly garbage collection. Please check the Curbside Recycling Guide or address search tool for your collection day.

If you have additional questions for Recycle BC about these changes, please email