Go Green with Recycling

Recycling is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint. With Nooksack Valley Disposal & Recycling, Inc., recycling has never been easier. We'll provide you with recycling bins and pick your recycling up every other week. Your recycling pick-up day will correspond with your garbage pick-up for the utmost convenience.


We recycle plastic containers used for food, beverages, detergents and more. Call our office today at 360-354-3400 to sign up for recycling service and receive your recycle bin.

Prepare Your recyclabes for Pick Up 

Some recyclable materials require preparation before they can be picked up by our service. By following the instructions for each recyclable product below, you are ensuring your recyclable items are processed appropriately.​

You can also drop by our self-service transfer station at 250 Birch Bay - Lynden Road to dispose of your recycling.



Aluminum and tin cans

•  Rinsed clean

•  Paper labels removed

•  No aerosol or paint cans

Glass bottles and jars

•  All color glass accepted

•  Lids removed

•  Rinsed clean

•  Labels may be left intact

•  No light bulbs, mirrors, dishware or window glass

•  NO BROKEN GLASS for the safety of our drivers

Newspaper with inserts and ads

•  Plastic bags removed

•  Banding straps and rubber bands removed

•  Place flat in bottom of bin

Scrap paper

•  Refers to junk mail, magazines, catalogs, office papers and paper cartons

•  No plastic coated paper, milk cartons or food packaging

•  No food on paper

•  Must be placed inside of a paper grocery bag (no plastic bags)

•  Paper bag must be placed on top of newspaper in bin



•  Bottles only

•  Any color or resin type

•  Rinsed, lid removed and flattened

•  No plastic tubs, film plastics or oil / antifreeze bottles

•  No plastic bags

•  Must be placed in your own reusable container (must not exceed 32-gallons)


•  Flattened and bundled with tape or string

•  Must not exceed 2-ft x 3-ft x 1-ft

•  Large boxes must be cut down to size

•  No waxed cardboard

•  Must be set on ground next to recycle bin


•  Lead / acid batteries only

•  No household batteries

Used motor oil

•  Must be placed in 1-gallon screw-top plastic jug

•  2 gallons limit

•  Must be set on ground next to recycle bin

•  No antifreeze or contaminated oil