Recycling Centres & Garbage Depots

Cowichan Recyclopedia


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CVRD Recycling Centres & Drop-Off Depots


The CVRD operates three recycling and garbage drop-off centres in the region, in Duncan, Ladysmith and Lake Cowichan.

NOTICE: Any materials that may contain asbestos are NOT ACCEPTED at CVRD Recycling Centres. Learn more about asbestos and how to identify it.

Bings Creek Recycling Centre & Garbage Drop-Off Depot, Duncan


Address: 3900 Drinkwater Road, Duncan (Map)
Hours: Open everyday 8 am to 5 pm
Closed on all Statutory Holidays, Easter Monday and Boxing Day
Has Free Store: Yes
Note: Peak use occurs on Saturdays and Sundays between 10 am and 3 pm. Line-ups and extended waiting times can be expected during these times. If possible, plan your visit outside of these times to ensure a quick turn around time.

Peerless Road Recycling Centre & Garbage Drop-Off Depot, Ladysmith


Address:
10830 Westdowne Road, Ladysmith (Map)
Summer Hours (
April 1 to October 31):
Wednesday through Sunday, 9 am to 5 pm
Winter Hours (November 1 to March 31): Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday only 9 am to 5 pm
Closed on all Statutory Holidays, Easter Monday and Boxing Day
Has Free Store: Yes

Meade Creek Recycling Centre & Garbage Drop-Off Depot, Lake Cowichan


Address:
8855 Youbou Road, Lake Cowichan (Map)
Summer Hours (
April 1 to October 31):
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, 9 am to 5 pm
Winter Hours (November 1 to March 31):
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday only 9 am to 5 pm
Closed on all Statutory Holidays, Easter Monday and Boxing Day
Has Free Store:
No

Other Drop-Off Facilities

The CVRD offers two satellite drop-off facilities for a limited range of materials, in Cobble Hill, Honeymoon Bay and Mesachie Lake. Honeymoon Bay and Mesachie Lake locations are being operated as a pilot project and are therefore subject to change.

Fisher Road Recycling, Cobble Hill


Address: 1355 Fisher Road, Cobble Hill (Map)
Materials Accepted: Free drop-off of residential recycling (items must be sorted). Visit fisherroadrecycling.com for a full list of accepted materials and hours of operation.

Honeymoon Bay and Mesachie Lake Post Offices


Address: Drop-off bins are located at Canada Post Offices in Honeymoon Bay and Mesachie Lake
Materials Accepted: Residential, recyclable film plastic only. Must be clean and dry.
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 am to 7 pm