Clearing The Decks: Where Can I Recycle All This Stuff?!


Getting ready to sell your home means clearing out closets, basements, attics and crawlspaces.  And that means finding ways of dealing with all the "stuff" you no longer need or want.  Here are a few options:


Semiahmoo Bottle Depot, #28 - 15515 24 Avenue, 604-531-7669

     Mon & Thur: 6:30am to 5pm; Tue, Wed Fri, Sat: 9am to 5pm; Sun: 10am to 5pm


         Bottles, Cans, Tetra Paks, Milk Cartons (for refunds)

         Electronics, Landline & Cell Phones, Computers, TVs, VCRs, DVD Players, Home & Car Stereos


Regional Recycling - Cloverdale, 5534 176 Street, Surrey   885-701-7171

     Mon to Sat: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm ;  Sun: 9am to 5pm


         Bottles, Cans, Tetra Paks, Milk cartons

         Electronics, Landline & Cell Phones, Computers, TVs, VCRs, DVD Players, Home & Car Stereos

         Household paints, stains, wood finishing oils, deck/floor paint, sealants, aerosol paints, pesticides

         Large & small appliances, Lighting, Exercise Equipment, Batteries


Canadian Tire,  3059 152 Street,  604-542-4317


         Car batteries any time at side wall near Staples

         You may drop off 4 tires per year, clean and off the rim during retail hours


Canadian Mattress Recycling, 1210 Cliveden Ave, Delta 778-789-4373

     Mon to Sat: 9am to 5pm


         Price list for different types of items ranging from desk chairs to sofa beds, chairs, mattresses & couches

         can be seen online.  Pick up can also be arranged.


Pacific Propane Container Recycling,  Rear of 13083 116 Avenue, Surrey   604-580-1688

     Hours vary with the season, call first for details.


         Propane and Butane tanks, both disposable and refillable.


Pharmasave Stores


         Expired medication and used needles.


London Drugs Stores

         Electrical & electronic goods, CFLs, Disposable cameras, ink jet & laser cartridges, alkaline batteries

         Styrofoam, plastic and cardboard from their products


White Rock Rock Rotary Club Annual Book Sale

         Used books, Magazines, Records, Tapes, CDs and DVDs in good condition.  Several drop off locations and              for large numbers you can sometimes arrange pick up.  See website for up to date info.


Surrey Reuses

         Exchange website where goods can be sold or given away - everything from fishtanks to camping gear.


City of Surrey (Emterra)     604-635-5478

         Large item pick up limited to 4 items per year (all at once or 4 spread out through the year)

         Non-working appliances, large furniture, taped boxes of household items


Russell's Rubbish Removal     604-787-7355


         Reasonable rates, prompt service and helpful drivers for pick up of items that need disposal.

        Will recycle items that can be recycled prior to disposing of the rest, including construction materials.


Recycling Council of B.C.

         Visit online for more new and existing programs and facilities.

         Try the Recyclepedia - just enter any item and your community to get specific recycling information.














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