Alternate Recycling Locations

Metro Vancouver's new United Boulevard Recycling and Waste Centre is now open!

The new facility is located at 995 United Boulevard, Coquitlam, 1 km west of the existing Coquitlam Recycling and Waste Centre near the New Westminster and Coquitlam border.

The United Boulevard Recycling and Waste Centre, is three times larger than the old facility, provides an enhanced customer experience with more room to queue safely and twice as many weigh scales, and maximizes recycling and reduction opportunities. It accepts a wide range of recyclables, including:

  • Used automotive oil, antifreeze, and oil containers
  • Batteries, electronics, and light fixtures
  • Plastic containers and bags
  • Books, magazines, and other paper
  • Clothing and textiles
  • Mattresses and box springs
  • Yard trimmings and food waste
  • Gypsum
  • Glass
  • Styrofoam

Click here for a complete list of accepted items, including free items and recycling fees. The United Boulevard Recycling and Waste Centre will be open 363 days a year (closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day).

Recycling Locations

Curious about nearby locations where you can take your recycling? Find a list of locations here: Recycling_Facilities_New_West.pdf

United Boulevard Recycling and Waste Centre - 995 United Blvd. 
Free for New Westminster residents to drop-off recyclables and yard trimmings. Proof of residency required.

Encorp Pacific Return-It Depots:

London Drugs - 555 Sixth Street (Westminster Centre Mall)
Accepts electronics, lights, small appliances, packaging, soft plastic bags, other flexible plastic packaging.

Grocery Stores - various locations
Check your local grocery store for list of acceptable items.

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