City of Vancouver – Curbside

The information on this page applies to curbside customers, where residents bring their recycling individually to the curb using bins, bags or carts, including multi-family complexes with four or less units. If you live in a multi-family complex with five or more units, where residents bring their recycling to carts in a central location, please refer to the information provided for City of Vancouver multi-family customers.

Recycling Collection Questions? MMBC’s curbside collection contractor in the City of Vancouver is Smithrite Disposal Ltd. They can be reached at 604-282-7966 or 


Quick Reference Guide

Curbside QRG

Recycling Guide

Click on the image below to download the City of Vancouver Curbside Recycling Guide. The Recycling Guide outlines how to sort your recycling, shows what is accepted and not accepted, and what items you can take to MMBC depots. You can also download the Multi-Material BC app from Google Play or the iTunes App store to search for depots and use our recycling Waste Wizard.


Address Search

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


Some answers to questions Vancouver residents might have about this transition can be found here.


Collection questions or need information?

MMBC’s curbside collection partner in the City of Vancouver is Smithrite Disposal Ltd.

Phone: 604-282-7966