Garbage & Recycling

Was your recycling not collected?

If your recycling was left at the curb, please be sure it has been properly sorted and does not contain any garbage or loose plastic bags. If you are unsure if something can be recycled, try our customized material search below to find out what goes where.

Delta provides residential garbage, recycling and Green Can collection service to all single-family residential households. We also provide recycling service to apartment and condo complexes in Delta.

Green Can Program

Collection Schedule

Find your curbside collection days or download our Collection Schedule App for your mobile phone or tablet.


Is it really garbage? Learn what items are recyclable or compostable, and find information about garbage collection.


Find out what is accepted in our recycling programs and where to take back items to be recycled correctly. 

  • Live in a single-family residential house? Learn about the Blue Box recycling program
  • Live in an apartment or condo complex? Learn about the Shared recycling program.
  • Live in a townhome? Check with your strata to see if you are part of the Blue Box or Shared Recycling program. 
  • Looking to recycle in public facilities? Learn more about the ‘unwaste it.’ program.

Green Can & Compost

Learn about Green Can, our weekly collection program for food waste and yard trimmings, and how you can produce your own compost with the help of Delta's backyard composting program

Looking for the Landfill?

Did you know that access to the Vancouver Landfill has changed with the new South Fraser Perimeter Road? Visit the Vancouver Landfill website for driving directions and maps from Tsawwassen, Ladner and North Delta.

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