Blue Box & Recycling

Blue Box

 

How to get a new or replacement blue box

If you need a new or replacement blue box, you will need a service number to pick one up. You can submit a request online or you can call 905-546-2489, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

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  • 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.

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. 

Recycling Containers

  • 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.

Contact us

Phone: 905-546-2489