Indoor Building Materials

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Click on the map pins to learn more about facilities that accept these products.

Want to go green?


Try rearranging the furniture, painting, or finding some new decorations at a local thrift store instead of fully renovating. When purchasing new carpet, invest in a good quality, natural fibre underlay as it will prolong the life of your carpet.


Habitat for Humanity accepts framed window donations. You could also hang your old windows in your garden, or see if a consignment store will take them. Spare bits of carpet and underlay can be used to line the bottom of closets, place under heavy items like filing cabinets, or for your cat's scratching post.


Drywall is accepted for recycling at many facilities on the map above. Drywall is banned from disposal into the landfill.

Please note: Drywall is no longer accepted at CVRD Recycling Centres. Effective Monday, December 18, 2017, customers with drywall will be directed to private waste facilities. 

Asbestos free drywall is accepted at Coast Environmental Ltd. in Duncan and Chemainus, and at Fisher Road Recycling in Cobble Hill. Drywall must be date-stamped 1990 or later, or be accompanied by a laboratory certificate. 

Drywall with asbestos mud, tape, etc. is accepted at Coast Environmental Ltd. in Duncan, the Regional District of Nanaimo Landfill, or the Hartland Landfill in Victoria. Call ahead as special conditions apply. Visit the Asbestos Awareness page for more information on handling asbestos suspicious materials.