Recycling, Yard Waste and Garbage Drop Off

Here are some handy tips to help you solve your disposal issues:

Recycling locations

To find out where to take different items locally, use the City of Nanaimo's online interactive recycling directory, What Goes Where.

Additional garbage

You can take your extra garbage to the following locations:

Regional District of Nanaimo Landfill

  • 1105 Cedar Road, Nanaimo, BC
  • (250) 722-2044 

Alpine Disposal

  • 2250 McGarrigle Road, Nanaimo, BC
  • (250) 751-1089

Yard waste

The automated curbside collection carts will accept a small amount of yard and garden waste with your kitchen waste.  Excess yard waste can be taken to the following locations:  

  1. Alpine Disposal and Recycling
    • 2250 McGarrigle Road
    • (250) 751-1089
  2. Regional District of Nanaimo Landfill
    • 1105 Cedar Road
    • (250) 722-2044    
  3. DBL Disposal
    • 333 Tenth Street, Nanaimo
    • (250) 741-8923
  4. Pacific Coast Waste Management
    • Biggs Pit Road, past the Brannen Lake Campsites
    • (250) 756-0773
  5. MacNutt Enterprises
    • 1820 Schoolhouse Road, Nanaimo
    • (250) 714-1112
  6. Sharecost Rentals & Sales
    • 1716 Northfield Road, Nanaimo
    • (250) 758-2401

Depot Services and Special Programs

Depot Services and Programs

Contact Us

Public Works Department 250-758-5222
public.worksinfo@nanaimo.ca

Sort Toss Roll Inquiries on Zero Waste | Sorting Recyclables and Organics
250-756-5390
Monday to Friday | 8:00 - 4:30
SortTossRoll@nanaimo.ca

Last updated: May 21, 2020

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