Garbage and Recycling
Upcycling Design Challenge
Turn trash into treasure and show off your creative ingenuity by entering the Upcycling Design Challenge. Not up for the creative challenge? Come out to Willowbrook Shopping Centre from
April 19 – 28 to view the works of art and vote for your favourite.
Full contest details, including prizes to be won and submission deadlines can be found on the Upcycling Design Contest page.
The 2016 Curbside Collection Calendar is now available.
Foam Packaging Recycling
Want to dispose of take-out food containers, meat trays, and the foam cushion packaging used to protect electronics and small appliances in an environmentally responsible way? Bring them in to be recycled – for free.
Foam packaging, often referred to as ‘Styrofoam’, is not accepted through residential recycling collection programs, but Township of Langley residents can bring it to local recycling depots. To find a depot near you, see our Beyond the Blue Box Guide. Remember to separate coloured from white foam and remove food residue and liquid-absorbing pads, along with any labels, tape, paper, or cardboard.
Packing chips, peanut, and foam noodles are not accepted.
Changes to Gypsum/Drywall Disposal in Metro Vancouver
Vancouver has recently made changes to regulations regarding drywall disposal
at the Transfer Stations. Drywall drop-off is now permitted with
restrictions. Visit Metro Vancouver for detailed restrictions and drop-off
Litter and Illegal Waste
A Township-wide strategy has been created to address the issue of litter and illegally dumped waste. Read the Litter and Illegal Waste Management Strategy.
Food Isn’t Garbage
Metro Vancouver is no longer accepting food in the garbage collection. This means any raw or cooked food, expired food, meat and dairy products must now go in your Green Can. Raw produce can continue to go in your backyard composter.
Residents who don’t receive Township Green Can collection are welcome to drop off their food scraps at the Langley Transfer Station in Aldergrove (1070 - 272 Street). Please call ahead for hours of operation (604.856.3225).
Love Food, Hate Waste
the pinch of higher produce prices? Start saving on your grocery bills by
eating more of the food you buy. Check out tips, recipes, and menu sets
from Metro Vancouver.
Set Out and Collection Times
Garbage, recycling, and Green Cans should be curbside by 7:30am or it may not be collected. It is not recommended to have garbage curbside before 8:00pm the night before. Note
: For some weeks with a statutory holiday (always check the collection calendar
), recycling, Green Can, and garbage collection for all zones will be one day later than normal (i.e. regular collection is on Monday, pick up will occur on Tuesday and so forth).
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