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Harvest, Urban Wood Recyclers
8501 Ontario St.
Vancouver BC V5X 3E8
main number: (604) 327-8083
scale office: (604) 327-6617
fax: (604) 327-4381
All Year: M-F 6:30am-6:30pm; Sat 7am-3pm;
Sundays and Holidays Closed
Serving the entire Metro Vancouver region in processing construction and demolition (C&D) materials.
ACCEPTED MATERIALS FOR WOOD WASTE RECYCLING
- Clean Wood
- Particle Board
- No Creosote or Other Treated Woods
- No PVC and Fluoride Plastics
- No Fibreglass Products
- No Rubber
- No Mattresses
- No Electronics
- No Carpeting
- No Green Waste
- No Painted Wood
- No Concrete
- No Cans and Bottles
- No Containers
- No Plastics
- No Tarps
- No Strapping
- No Asphalt Shingle Roofing
- No Dirt
- No Batteries
- No Tires
- No Propane Tanks
- No Household Garbage
- No Paint or Liquids
- No Chemicals
- No Hazardous Waste
- No Asbestos
- No Asbestos-Containing Materials (ACM)
- No Flurescent Lights
LOADS CONTAINING MORE THAN 30% OF THE FOLLOWING WILL BE REJECTED
- No Insulation Materials
- No Styrofoam
- No Sander Dust
STRAIGHT LOADS OF THE FOLLOWING WILL BE REJECTED
- No Rope
- No Wire Cable
- No Fish Netting
- No Other Netting
- No Rolls of Labels
- No Large Rolls of Plastic
- No Elastic Banding
For Account Holders Only
Prices available from site.
|Grade #1 (80-100% Recyclable*)||$x/tonne|
|Mixed Demo (Clean Demo Loads Not Qualified as Grade 1)||$x/tonne|
|Grade #2 (40-75% Recyclable*)||$x/tonne|
|Grade #3 (<40% Recyclable*)||$x/tonne|
|Gyproc (Unit = sheet or garbage bag)||$x/unit|
|Mattresses & Box Springs||$x/item|
|Tree Stumps – 2ft (over 2 ft in diameter at cut; breakage fee)||$x/stump|
|Tree Stumps – 3ft (over 3 ft in diameter at cut; breakage fee)||$x/stump|
|Logs (over 6 inches in diameter and 6 ft in length; breakage fee)||$x/log|
|Sorting (for separation of hazardous materials from waste stream)||$x/man hour|
|Overweight (for loads requiring special handling due to extreme weight)||$x/load|
|Concrete Surcharge (for loads containing pieces over 2.5’ to 3’ which must be broken up, or loads which must be flipped or scraped||$x handling surcharge|
*”Recyclable” includes wood, metal or cardboard.
Our sites efficiently sort construction and demolition (C&D) waste materials with belts, shakers and sorters. Registered customers may drop off materials.
LEED Certification Points
Our recycling processes qualify most construction and demolition projects for a credit under the Construction and Demolition Debris Management Planning section of LEED certification. We help keep materials local. We help divert materials from the landfill. We supply materials for reuse. Whether you’re outlining your solid waste management plan or trying to reach diversion goals, we can help you meet your LEED goals. Related links:
Each year we divert over 200,000 tonnes of reusable materials from landing in the landfill. Wood, metal, wire, cardboard and other materials get processed through a series of mechanical picking, shaking, sorting and chipping, and returned back to the region as valuable materials. In addition we produce Processed Engineered Fuel that replaces fossil fuels.
In July 2016 we merged with SEI to better support the sustainability goals of the region. Our “Main St.” location moved three blocks down the road to Ontario St. and provides a bigger, better location with easier access for customers.
Q: Can I come drop off materials?
A: If you have an account, yes!
Q: How do I set up an account?
A: Email a request to email@example.com stating 1) your company name, 2) the type of materials you are expecting to bring in, 3) and estimated volumes. We will then review this information, and email you a credit application to complete and send back.
Q: What are your prices?
A: See first tab.
Q: I’m working on a project to get it LEED certified. Can you help with that?
A: Yes. Upon arrival, we observe the composition of all loads. Upon departure, we provide a scale ticket that includes percentages of material categories. With this ticket, customers like you have a record of what materials were dropped off and recycled.