“Please be advised that effective Monday November 22, 2021, Recycle BC has instructed the City of Richmond to temporarily suspend the collection of glass and foam recycling until further notice. The suspension is a result of flooding in other parts of BC and the BC State of Emergency.

  • The City of Richmond  will not be collecting glass recycling bins/carts from single‑family and multi-family residences. Until further notice.
  • The City of Richmond Recycling Depot will not be able to accept glass and foam recycling until further notice.
  • Residents are asked to hold onto these materials and not place them into other recycling receptacles until further notice.
  • There are no other impacts to Garbage, Green Cart, general Blue Box/Blue Cart recycling or other Recycling Depot services at this time.

The City of Richmond will provide updates to residents as they become available.

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If you have any questions regarding this service suspension, please forward them to garbageandrecycling@richmond.ca or by phone to 604-276-4010.”