Markham Recycling Depots are open with COVID-19 health and safety measures in place. Read all the guidelines below before you visit.
What You Need to Know
Before You Go
- Arrive 30-45 minutes prior to closing, expect longer wait times
- Consider holding onto your items longer to limit your visits
More Info to Know:
- Textile donations can be placed in any Markham-branded donation bin, located across the City
- Compact fluorescent lightbulbs, household batteries can be dropped at Markham Household Hazardous Waste Depot.
- Tires can be taken back to retailers and garages — find a collection site for your tires
- Large cardboard can be broken down, securely bundled and place beside your blue box for weekly curbside collection
- Scrap metal items are collected monthly – call 905.477.5530 to book an appointment
- York Region Community Environmental Centres are now accepting tires, cardboard and blue box recyclables – find out more about York Region Community Environmental Centres
Help Us Help You:
We continue to ask residents not to engage in any disrespectful behaviour toward our staff.
form of harassment or abuse will not be tolerated.
Residents who continue to exhibit unsafe, abusive or aggressive behaviour towards staff may be asked to leave the depot, fined or face police charges.The City of Markham remains committed to serving our diverse community by demonstrating integrity, accountability, respect and excellent customer service. We appreciate your efforts in interacting with our employees in a respectful manner.
dedicated staff are working to make sure residents can safely participate in
our recycling programs and greatly appreciate your kindness and patience during this difficult time.