Recycling Depots & Drop Off Centres

Recycling Depots & Drop Off Centres


To help stop the spread of COVID-19 and out of an abundance of caution, Markham Recycling Depots will be CLOSED until further notice. 

We apologize for any inconvenience, we thank you for your support and patience during this challenging time.

While depots are closed, please continue to keep your valuable recyclables out of the landfill. Follow these tips:

    • Store your clean Styrofoam and plastic bags
    • Plastic bags can be used to line your kitchen catcher or green bin
    • Compact fluorescent lightbulbs, household batteries can be dropped at Markham Household Hazardous Waste Depot.
    • Large cardboard can be broken down and securely bundled, place beside your blue box
    • Scrap metal items are collected monthly, call us to book an appointment, 905.477.5530
    • Tires can be taken back to retailers and garages, for more details visit RPRA website.
    • Use the online search tool What Goes Where tool
  • Green bins and blue boxes are available for sale at most home stores such as Home Depot, Rona, Walmart, Home Hardware and other retailers.
  • Textile donation bins  residents can still use the bins located outside the Unionville and Milliken Depots as well as any of the over 160 donation bins across the City. All donation bins will continue to be serviced by our charitable partners.

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