Do you have materials that are not accepted or too big to dispose of in the City's residential curbside collection programs? There are many safe alternative disposal options available!
Transfer Stations and Landfills
The City of White Rock does not have a large item pick up. Large household items for disposal can either be taken to a Waste Transfer Station for a fee or residents can contact a disposal company that will take items away for a fee.
There is no public drop off location available in White Rock/South Surrey for garbage, recycling or green waste. Residents, businesses and garbage collection contractors can bring their surplus waste to Waste Transfer Stations where it can be dropped off for a fee.
At these stations, garbage is screened for hazardous wastes and recyclable materials. Contact the transfer stations directly for locations, hours of operation, and rates, please visit Metro Vancouver Transfer Stations and Landfills. The nearest transfer stations to White Rock/South Surrey area:
|Surrey Transfer Station||
Delta Transfer Station
|Aldergrove Transfer Station||
Can that item be recycled?
From paint to electronics, solvents to appliances, lighting to medications, check out the City's Put Waste In Its Place online tool to find out if an item can be recycled. Visit these websites to see what items they accept for recycling:
- Recycling Council of BC
- Canadian Electrical Stewardship Association
- Used Oil Recycling
- Light Recycle
- Medications Return
- Alarm Recycle
- Product Care
- Electro Recycle
Product Care is a not-for-profit industry association that manages product stewardship programs for household hazardous and special waste on behalf of its members across Canada.
Visit the Product Care website to find a location that accepts paints, flammable liquids, pesticides, waste gasoline, fluorescent light bulbs and tubes and other hazardous waste items.
Community Clean-Up Projects
Metro Vancouver invites non-profit or volunteer groups to apply for a waiver of tipping fees for loads of garbage from community clean-up projects delivered to a Metro Vancouver disposal site. Metro Vancouver recognizes the important work of these groups in helping keep our communities clean and in protecting the environment. For more information and application forms visit Metro Vancouver's website: Metro Vancouver Clean-Up ProjectsGo to Top