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Markham Recycling Depots are open with COVID-19 health and safety measures in place.


  • From March 8 to March 20, the sale and exchange of green bins and blue boxes will be offered at the Markham Village Recycling Depot location only

  • Starting March 22, the sale and exchange of green bins and blue boxes will be available at all Markham Recycling Depot locations 

  • Starting March 1, all Markham Recycling Depot locations will resume Spring/Summer operating hours

Visit the Markham Recycling Depots page for more details.


  • FURNACE FILTERS go in Clear Bag Garbage. Check out the What Goes Where search tool!
  • Keep our collectors safe! Masks, gloves, tissues and wipes go in your clear bag garbage. Do not place these items in your blue box. For the health and safety of our front line staff, bins containing these items will be left behind. 
  • Markham is breaking free from Single-use Plastics! Styrofoam Packaging is no longer collected at the curb, drop it off at any Markham Recycling Depot where it is collected for proper recycling. 

What We Recycle

Green Bin

Blue Box

Clear Bag Garbage

Yard Material

Appliances & Metal Items


Household Hazardous Waste


Apartment & Condo Recycling

Furniture & Bulky Items

Single-Use Plastics

Recycling Depots & Drop Off Centres

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