Giving Back

At GFL, being good neighbours means giving back to the communities we serve.

GFL proudly provides quality, local service to communities across North America.  The Full Circle Project (FCP) is an exciting community-driven charitable giving program that lets you, our customers, decide how a portion of our donations are directed. Our team connects with local charities to build lasting, high impact partnerships to support great causes.

GFL Delta Composting is proud to have supported many community organizations in the Lower Mainland region including the following:

  • West Vancouver Royal Canadian Legion
  • Deltassist Family and Community Services Society
  • Mamas for Mamas
  • BC Cancer Foundation
  • VGH and UBC Hospital Foundation
  • Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation
  • St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation
  • ALS Society of BC

From the time of our founding, sustainability has been integral to GFL’s success and we have a long-standing commitment to investing in sustainable solutions. The success we’ve achieved comes from sustainability being core to who we are as a company. If you’d like to learn more about sustainability at GFL, you can view our latest Sustainability Report.

We recognize that our customers rely on us to provide viable alternatives to more traditional waste management options, including solutions that help them meet their own sustainability goals.

Quick Fact

Aren’t organics banned from disposal in landfill in the Lower Mainland region of BC?

Yes, materials that are banned or restricted from disposal by Metro Vancouver are described in the GFL Delta Composting facility permits as shown below. Our receiving area is designed to take acceptable materials including yard waste, clean wood waste, and food waste, while our team works to separate other materials on this list for transfer to other appropriate facilities.

Material Bans

Disposal of the following materials are banned or restricted. They are either recyclable or hazardous.

  • Yard Waste
  • Newspapers
  • Corrugated Cardboard
  • Office Paper
  • Gypsum Waste
  • Lead Acid Batteries
  • Electronic Waste
  • Paints Solvents and Flammable Liquids
  • Clean Wood Waste
  • Medications/ Pharmaceuticals
  • Blue Box Recyclable Material
  • Beverage Containers (all except milk)
  • Tires
  • Oil Filters and Empty Oil Containers
  • Pesticides, Solvents and other Household Hazardous Waste
  • Mattresses
  • Food Waste

All reasonable efforts shall be made to recover recyclable material from all materials received at the Facility, for the purpose of recycling.

Additional Resources (Metro Vancouver)