Garbage & Recycling

  1. Scrap Metal Contamination in Curbside Recycling

    Do you know how to dispose of scrap metal products? The curbside recycling program only accepts clean metal packaging items such as food cans, foil, disposable pie plates, and cooking, cleaning, or body care aerosols. Read on...
  2. Curbside Collection Winter Guidelines

    Do you know how to correctly space your tote for successful winter-weather collection? Read on...
  1. Tipping Fee Increase Effective January 1, 2024 - CVRD Recycling Centres

    Effective January 1, 2024, there will be tipping fee increases at all CVRD Recycling Centres (Bings Creek, Peerless Road and Meade Creek). Read on...
  2. Curbside Collection Inclement Weather Policy in Effect Until April 1, 2024

    Extreme weather events (e.g. snow, ice, flooding, etc.) may disrupt curbside collection services over the winter months. The CVRD will notify residents about curbside service disruptions on the CVRD website, Facebook page and the Cowichan Recycles App. Read on...