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Food Scraps & Yard Trimmings

Yard and Garden Trimmings Drop-Off

Richmond residents can drop off yard trimmings at the City Recycling Depot or at Ecowaste free of charge, in amounts less than one cubic yard (a car, station wagon or mini van load).  For larger loads, there is a fee of $20.00 per cubic yard.  Please be prepared to show proof of residence.

Materials Accepted for Drop-Off
 Accepted      Not Accepted
  • flowers
  • diseased plants
  • grass clippings
  • garden hoses or flower pots
  • leaves
  • non-organic materials
  • plants (living or dead/dried)
  • prunings over 4 in. (10 cm) in diameter
  • plant trimmings
  • rocks, dirt or sod
  • tree & hedge prunings
  • wood products
  • other organic yard materials

Yard & Garden Trimmings Drop-Off Locations:
Locations  Contact No.                        Operating Hours                        Address
Ecowaste Industries Ltd.    604-277-1410 Mon - Fri
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
(Last load in is 5:00 p.m.)
Triangle Road off the South foot of No. 6 Road.  The civic address of the property is 15111 Williams Road.
City Recycling Depot 604-276-4010 Wed - Sun
9:00 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.
5555 Lynas Lane