Garbage & Recycling

  1. March 23: CVRD Recycling Centres are extremely busy

    Please consider holding off on your visit to a CVRD Recycling Centre until after the health crisis improves. CVRD Recycling Centres are experiencing significant increases in customer volumes; Read on...
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Cowichan Recycles IconDownload the Cowichan Recycles mobile app to access your collection schedule, get reminders sent directly to your phone, and learn how to dispose of items using the new Cowichan Recyclopedia!

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Curbside Recycling Contamination

Contamination in curbside recycling collection can result in entire loads of recyclables having to be landfilled making recycling expense for us all. Watch the video below and learn what shouldn't go in curbside recycling.

Solid Waste Management Plan Amendment

The CVRD’s newly amended Solid Waste Management Plan received Board approval on October 24, 2018. The updated Plan contains thirteen strategies to help the region move closer to Zero Waste.

Learn more about the proposed updates and next steps.