Take Back Recycling Depots


Take Back Depots

All of the common household items listed below are accepted for FREE at these Delta depots. For additional drop-off locations or how to dispose of other materials call the Recycling Hotline at 604-RECYCLE or use the ‘What Goes Where’ search function above.

Tsawwassen Return-It Centre

(5636 12 Ave)


Ladner Bottle Depot

(4930 Elliott Street)


Scott Road Bottle Depot

(2-12111 86 Ave)


Cardboard Ewaste Household Appliances All Bulbs paint StyrofoamRefundables 

  • Cardboard
  • E-waste (computers, TVs, audio visual equipment, electronic toys, telephones, etc.) (for a list of accepted materials visit the Return-It Electronics website)
  • Household appliances, power tools and exercise machines 
    (iron, portable fan, vacuum, microwave, drill, treadmill, etc.)(for a list of accepted materials visit the Electro Recycle website)
  • Light bulbs and light fixtures (Christmas lights, ceiling lights, floor and desk lamps, pot lights, etc.) (for a list of accepted materials visit the Light Recycle website)
  • Paint and paint aerosols (for a list of accepted materials visit the ReGeneration website)
  • Plastic foam packaging (Styrofoam blocks)
  • Refundable beverage containers (for a list of accepted materials visit the Return-it website)

*The Scott Road Bottle Depot also accepts and recycles flammable liquids, pesticides, and gasoline (for a list of accepted materials visit the ReGeneration website)

City of Vancouver Landfill  – Free Residential Drop Off

(5400 72 Street)


Automotive BatteriesCardboardHousehold Batteries
 Oil & FiltersScrap Metal-AppliancesStyrofoamTires


  • Automotive batteries
  • Cardboard
  • Fridges and freezers
  • Mattresses (charges may apply, for information on the FREE mattress voucher program click here)
  • Motor oil and oil filters
  • Plastic foam packaging
  • Propane tanks (refillable and disposable)
  • Scrap metal (stove, washer, dryer, BBQ, bicycle, etc.)
  • Tires

For a complete list of accepted materials and directions to the Vancouver Landfill please visit the Landfill website

Delta Municipal Hall & any Delta Recreation Centre

  • Household batteries
  • Cell phones

Enviro-Smart Organics 

(4295 72 Street)


*Note: free drop off is for Delta residents only; proof of residency is required.

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  • Yard trimmings (leaves, grass clippings, tree branches and prunings up to 15 cm in diameter)
  • Clean wood (solid wood, lumber and pallets that are unpainted, unstained, untreated and free of glue; may be pierced with nails or other metal fasteners including screws and staples)

To learn more about yard trimmings and organics compost, visit the Green Can page!

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