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Surrey Transfer Station

Styrofoam Banned from Garbage starting July 1, 2018: Starting July 2018, surcharges of 100% of the tipping fee will apply to large commercial loads containing over 20% expanded polystyrene (EPS) packaging. Residents are also strongly encouraged to recycle their Styrofoam, and can do so through the RecycleBC program when delivered to their local depot.

Bring any waste or items you're unable to dispose of with the Surrey Reuses program, Large Item Pickup Program or other recycling programs to the Surrey Transfer Station.

Please ensure all loads are secure during transportation.

Surrey Transfer Station Location

The Surrey Transfer Station is located at 9770 -192 Street, Surrey, BC.

For more information, including dumping fees, visit Metro Vancouver's Surrey Transfer Station website, or call 604-681-5600.

Operating Hours

The Surrey Transfer Station's operating hours are:

October to March: 

Weekdays: 5:30am to 5pm. Peak hours weekdays 10am to 2pm.
Saturday: 8am to 5pm
Sunday and Statutory holidays: 9am to 5pm

April to September:

Weekdays: 5:30am to 6pm. Peak hours weekdays 10am to 2pm.
Saturdays: 8am to 6pm
Sunday and Statutory holidays: 9am to 5pm

Closed December 25 and January 1


The following items are not accepted in your curbside collection program and should be recycled or disposed of at the Surrey Transfer Station or another alternative disposal facility:

  • Glass Windows
  • Carpet
  • Building & Demolition Material
  • Painted or Treated Wood
  • Non-Packaging Plastic
  • Clean Wood*

For more information regarding what is accepted and the associated fees, please visit Metro Vancouver's website.

*Separate clean wood from other materials before going to the transfer station. Clean wood is defined as solid wood, lumber, and pallets that contain no paint, stains, glues, and chemical treatments. The wood may be pierced with nails or other metal fasteners like screws or staples.

Renovating or demolishing a home? Read up on our Demolition Recycling Requirements.

Mattresses, Furniture & Appliances

Surrey residents can schedule mattresses, furniture, appliances, and other household goods for free pick-up through the Large Item Pick-up Program. Please refer to the Large Item Pick-up webpage for more information.

Recyclables Dropoff - Free Disposal

The Transfer Station recycling depot accepts the following items, free of charge.


  • Batteries
  • Corrugated Cardboard
  • Glass containers
  • Metals: Scrap metal, metal appliances, outdoor power equipment, light fixtures, metal packaging
  • Oil filters
  • Recyclable paper
  • Plastics (Resin # 1, 2, 4, & 5)
  • Plastic film and plastic bags
  • Propane tanks

The Surrey Transfer Station doesn't accept hazardous waste. A $65 minimum surcharge will be applied to loads containing banned hazardous and operational impact materials or product stewardship materials. Some examples of hazardous waste include:

  • Agricultural waste
  • Asbestos
  • Automobile bodies and parts
  • Biomedical waste
  • Dead animals

For more information on banned materials, see Metro Vancouver's Solid Waste Bylaws page.


Beginning July 1st 2018 Metro Vancouver is introducing a disposal ban on expanded polystyrene, commonly known as Styrofoam. All loads being dropped off at Metro Vancouver disposal facilities containing over 20% EPS packaging will be subject to a surcharge of 100% of the tipping fee.

The ban includes white expanded Styrofoam used for protecting and distributing products. It does not include food and beverage containers, packing peanuts, and expanded polystyrene that is painted, soiled or treated.

City of Surrey does not currently offer curbside recycling services for Styrofoam, to find a drop off location near you, visit Metro Vancouver Recycles.

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