Maple Ridge Garbage Drop-Off

Maple Ridge Recycling Depot & Transfer Station

Metro Vancouver’s Maple Ridge Recycling & Waste Centre for Garbage, Green Waste, Mattress, & Gypsum (Drywall) Drop-off is located next to the Maple Ridge Recycling Depot at 10092 – 236th Street, Maple Ridge. It is owned by Metro Vancouver.

Metro Vancouver’s Maple Ridge Recycling & Waste Centre for Garbage, Green Waste, Mattress, & Gypsum (Drywall) Drop-off is open the same hours as the Recycling Depot:

Open 7 days a week

Monday – Saturday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Sundays & holidays: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Metro Vancouver’s Maple Ridge Recycling & Waste Centre for Garbage, Green Waste, Mattress, & Gypsum (Drywall) Drop-off & the Recycling Depot are OPEN on ALL statutory holidays except for New Year’s Day (January 1) and Christmas Day (December 25).

For information about Metro Vancouver’s Recycling & Waste Centres, please call 604-681-5600.

NOTE: Metro Vancouver’s Maple Ridge Recycling & Waste Centre for Garbage, Green Waste, Mattress, & Gypsum (Drywall) Drop-off sometimes experiences longer than usual wait times due to increased traffic volumes and site restrictions to facilitate physical distancing. To help plan your trip and minimize wait times, you can:

Thank you for your patience.

Reminder: Mixed material loads will be charged at the rate for the highest cost material. For example, a load with both garbage and green waste will be charged at the garbage rate. Minimum fees apply.

 
Maple Ridge Transfer Station - Pay WindowAt Metro Vancouver’s Maple Ridge Recycling & Waste Centre for Garbage, Green Waste, Mattress, & Gypsum (Drywall) Drop-off, residents unload their garbage into a large trailer.

Trucks then haul the garbage to burn in Burnaby’s incinerator, or to bury it in the Vancouver Landfill.

 
METRO VANCOUVER UPDATES:

“Starting July 2018, surcharges of 100% of the tipping fee will apply to any garbage loads containing over 20% expanded polystyrene packaging (aka. “Styrofoam”). Disposal ban does not apply to food/beverage containers, packing peanuts, or expanded polystyrene that is painted, soiled, or treated. Instead of being disposed, expanded polystyrene can be brought to the Maple Ridge Recycling Depot to be reused by local manufacturing companies or recycled into new products.”

2021 Tipping Fees:

*More info at http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/bylaws-regulations/tipping-fee/Pages/default.aspx  

      • Maple Ridge Transfer Station - InteriorGarbage: Small loads (up to 1 tonne) = $151 per tonne**minimum charge $15 per load**
      • Green Waste and Clean Woodwaste: $100 per tonne – minimum $10 per load 
      • Mattresses: $15 per unit – maximum 4 units, includes mattresses, futons & box springs
      • New Gypsum (aka. drywall, plasterboard, sheetrock, gyproc, and wallboard) – up to 1/2 tonne – NEW cutoffs only; not previously installed or painted: $150 per tonne – minimum charge $15 per load.
      • Used Gypsum – up to 1/2 tonne: $200 per tonne – minimum charge $15 per load. Note: Restrictions and special bagging requirements apply – see Gypsum Pilot Program at Metro Vancouver’s Maple Ridge Recycling & Waste Centre for Garbage, Green Waste, Mattress, & Gypsum (Drywall) Drop-off.

Questions? Please call 604-432-6200 or email solidwasteoperations@metrovancouver.org

There are many bans in place on recyclable items and other things that cannot be disposed of at Metro Vancouver’s Maple Ridge Recycling & Waste Centre for Garbage, Green Waste, Mattress, & Gypsum (Drywall) Drop-off:

Banned Recyclable Materials

These materials are banned from disposal in this region to drive up the regional recycling rate. There are reasonably accessible recycling options region-wide.

  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Recyclable Paper
  • Green waste
  • Containers made of glass, metal or Banned Recycled Plastic (1, 2, 4 & 5)
  • Beverage containers (all except milk cartons)
  • Food Waste
  • Clean Wood

Banned Hazardous and Operational Impact Materials

These materials are hazardous to the environment or workers, or have high operational impacts. There are safe disposal options.

 

New bans starting in 2018: 

Toxic plants, railroad ties, and creosote treated wood: Loads of toxic plants (Devil’s Club, Giant Hogweed and Spurge Laurel) are not permitted… They may only be disposed at the Waste-to-Energy Facility if authorized prior to delivery. Call 604-451-6185 or email weighscalesystem@metrovancouver.org”

Frosted trees: Snow-flocked or frosted trees are not permitted as Green Waste… as the snow-like flocculant on the trees cannot be properly composted at organics processing facilities.”