Where to drop off your recycling

Many items that aren't accepted in curbside recycling programs can still be recycled if you drop them off at designated locations. 

Review items that you can put in your curbside recycling

North Shore Transfer Station

You can drop off your recyclables at Metro's North Shore Transfer Station recycling drop-off area, which now accepts a larger range of recyclables.

Learn more about the the transfer station and get directions.

Designated drop-off centres

Here are the items you can safely recycle by bringing them to designated drop-off centres throughout the North Shore:

  • plastic foam packaging
  • plastic bags
  • overwrap
  • refundables
  • small appliances
  • electronics
  • light bulbs and fixtures
  • motor oil and antifreeze
  • medications
  • tires
  • paint and pesticide
  • batteries

Find a designated drop-off location near you