Appliance recycling in Metro Vancouver has come a long way in the past few years, with many more options now available to divert unwanted or broken appliances away from the landfill. There are great programs in place to help residents figure out what to do with both small and large appliances that they need to get rid of.

Small Appliance Recycling

Small appliances may include things like:

  • Electric blenders
  • Toasters
  • Food processors
  • Slow cookers
  • Rice cookers
  • Toasters and mini ovens
  • Coffee makers
  • Small fridges

Where to recycle small appliances:

There are a number of options for recycling small appliances including your local Encorp Return It Depot, Metro Vancouver Transfer Stations, Salvation Army, and London Drugs.

Gently used items can be donated to Habitat Humanity Restore.

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Large Appliances

Large appliances include items for the home which are usually more awkward to handle and dispose of such as:

  • Water tanks
  • Heaters
  • Laundry machines
  • Computer towers
  • Detached fireplaces
  • Fridges
  • Barbecues or Grills
  • Microwaves
  • Dishwashers
  • Ovens
  • Air conditioners

Where to recycle large appliances:

Regional Recycling, Metro Vancouver Transfer Stations, and the Salvation Army are all great places to take your old appliances. Donate new and gently used items to Habitat for Humanity Restore where they will be sold to raise funds to build affordable housing for low income families.

Visit for more recycling options in your local community.

Green Coast Rubbish for the Win

When it comes to appliance recycling, we’ve got you covered. Save yourself the headache of figuring out what goes where by hiring Green Coast Rubbish to deal with your outdated and broken appliances. We will donate or recycle any size of appliance in collaboration with our partner organizations Habitat for Humanity Restore, the Salvation Army, Helping Families in Need Society and Encorp.

Visit our website for more info on how we can help or call us at 604-230-4530!