Blue Box & Recycling

Blue Box

 

Notice

Blue boxes are not available at the MSCs during the Stay at Home order. Blue Boxes are available for pick up at the Community Recycling Centres. Please call 905-546-2489, Mon. to Fri., 8:30 am to 4:30 pm for a service number before picking up your blue box.

Put your recycling in:

  • A blue box provided by the City of Hamilton.
  • Any size blue box as long as it weighs less than 13 kg (30 lbs).
  • A securely tied non-returnable clear or translucent plastic bag.
  • You can put a lid on your blue box so your stuff doesn’t blow away.

How to get a new or replacement blue box

If you are new to the neighbourhood you will need a service number before picking up your box.

  • Once you have a service number, up to two blue boxes can be picked up from a Community Recycling Centre or a Municipal Service Centre.
  • You must bring your service number with you in order to pick up your blue boxes (1 service number is good for up to 2 blue boxes).
  • Remember to bring ID showing your City of Hamilton residency.

Request a Service Number

You can get your blue box at:

Municipal Service Centres
View a list of the Municipal Service Centre locations

Community Recycling Centres
Community Recycling Centres pick up schedule is Tuesday to Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm.

  • Call 905-546-2489 for a service number.
  • Service request numbers are provided Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30.
  • Once you have a service number, blue boxes can be picked up from one of the Community Recycling Centres.
  • You must bring your service number with you in order to pick up your blue box. 

Contact us

Phone: 905-546-2489