The best way to place your carts and bin
Please place your bin so it’s the first thing our driver sees when approaching your house.
Frequently asked questions
What’s the cost per household for glass recycling?
You’ll see the charge for glass collection on your annual utility bill. If your waste collection is collected at the curb, there is an $11 glass collection fee. If you live in a multi-family unit, your glass collection fee is $7.
How large is the new bin for glass?
- Single-family homes get one 53L bin that is 19.75” long x 15.75” wide x 13.5” tall
- Multi-family homes get a 240L large cart for their centralized garbage room
Can I get an extra bin for glass?
Residents are assigned one bin per household.
Why shouldn’t refundable glass containers go in my glass bin?
Refundable beverage containers are part of the Return-It system and should go back to the depot. When we buy containers in refundable packaging deposits are charged. They are returned in full when you bring back the empty container for recycling. These deposits are set through government legislation. Deposits are money that can go right back into your pocket! Also, remember you can also donate your refund to a charity or to many local fundraisers that collect your containers and return them for you.
What should I do with extra glass?
If you have excess glass you need to get rid of, you can take it to Encorp at 2554 Barnet Highway and 1045A Lougheed Highway.
Should I take my bin with me if I move?
No. Like your waste collection carts, this glass collection bin is assigned to your property, and belongs to the City of Port Moody. If you move, please leave your bin behind for the next resident or you could be charged for a replacement.
What happens to my glass?
Glass bottles and jars are recycled into new glass containers, fiberglass insulation, paint for reflective signs, sand blast media and construction aggregate
Did you know?
Deposits are applied to many beverage container such as:
Wine, Beer and Liquor bottles
Pop and juice bottles
Juice cartons, boxes, pouches
Wine bag-in-a-box containers
The Return-It program makes a big impact on the environment by diverting about a billion of containers from the landfill every year. When you return your deposit containers, you are helping to provide recyclable material that saves up to 95% of the energy it takes to make new or raw material.
Find out more about deposits, fees and container types at www.return-it.ca/beverage/products/