Recycling Depots & Drop Off Centres

Recycling Depots & Drop Off Centres

During this challenging time, the health and safety of our employees and the Markham community is our number one priority. Out of an abundance of caution, all Markham Recycling Depots are CLOSED until further notice.

Container purchases/exchanges at the depots and City facilities is temporarily suspended. Green bins and blue boxes are available for sale at most home stores such as Home Depot, Rona, Walmart, Home Hardware and other retailers. 

While depots are closed, please continue to keep materials out of landfill with these tips:

  • Store your clean Styrofoam 
  • 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.