Recycling, Yard Waste and Garbage Drop Off

When in doubt, check it out!

Some items require special handling and are recycled only through depot drop off.  If you are not sure where an item should go, use the What Goes Where recycling directory to find the location nearest you.

Do you have additional recycling, garbage or yard waste?  Look up all the drop-off locations in the What Goes Where recycling directory.

Depot Services and Special Programs

Depot Services and Programs

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
Contact Us

Public Works Department 250-758-5222

Zero Waste 250-756-5390
Monday to Friday | 8:00 - 4:30

Last updated: November 2, 2020

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