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Heat Pumps

Heat Pumps
Heat Pumps are banned from the garbage. They are accepted for recycling at a number of drop-off locations throughout the CRD (see below) or removed for recycling by the contractor installing your new home heating/cooling system.

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How do I go green?

Routine maintenance helps ensure that your heat pump is running efficiently and reduces the risk of damage and unexpected repairs. Heat pumps should be serviced by a professional at least once per year. When possible, repair or replace parts rather than the entire system.

Donate a heat pump that still works to a charity, community group, school or church (keeping in mind that these groups can’t use items that need to be repaired) or offer it online through social media or classifieds service.

Contact facilities directly regarding restrictions and charges.


  • A&P Disposal & Recycling

    6220 Marilyn

  • DL's Recycling Centre

    6844 Oldfield Rd

  • GFL Environmental (formerly Alpine, and Terrapure Environmental)

    1045 Dunford Avenue

  • H.L. Disposal & Lawn Services Ltd.

    334 Hillside Ave

  • Hartland Depot

    1 Hartland Avenue

  • Radius Recycling (formerly Schnitzer)

    307 David Street

  • The Environmental Story

    Heat pumps contain refrigerants, a group of ozone depleting chemicals. Properly recycling your heat pump prevents the release of refrigerants into the atmosphere, which contribute to climate change, and ensures the substances will be handled and disposed of carefully by licensed professionals. What’s more, the remaining scrap metal can be recycled and put back into the manufacturing supply chain.

    Did You Know?

    Replacing a fossil fuel-powered home heating system with an electric heat pump saves energy and lowers greenhouse gas emissions. For more information and possible rebates, visit crd.bc.ca/heatpump.