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Car Radiators

Car Radiators
Radiators function as the main part of your vehicle’s cooling system, transferring heat from the engine. Recycle your old radiator at any of the establishments listed below.
When disposing of a used radiator, see Antifreeze for tips about its disposal, to prevent contamination of soil and water.

Reduce | Reuse | Recycle | Facilities

How do I go green?

Get the most out of your radiator by keeping it topped up with the proper mixture of antifreeze and de-ionized water (not tap water). Drive less, to prolong the life of all components.

Buying used or refurbished is almost always a better bet for the environment, as it prevents the extraction of further resources from the earth.

Contact facilities directly regarding restrictions and charges.

Facilities

  • A&P Disposal & Recycling

    6220 Marilyn
    Sooke
    250.642.4456

  • Alpine Disposal & Recycling

    1045 Dunford Avenue
    Victoria
    250.474.5145

  • Brentwood Auto & Metal Recyclers

    7481 West Saanich Road
    Saanichton
    250.665.7282

  • Darryl's and James's Digs

    103 East Point Road
    Saturna Island
    250.539.3385

  • DL's Recycling Centre

    6844 Oldfield Rd
    Saanichton
    250.544.3103

  • Ellice Recycle

    524 David Street
    Victoria
    250.386.4342

  • H.L. Disposal & Lawn Services Ltd.

    334 Hillside Ave
    Victoria
    250.381.2020

  • Hartland Depot

    1 Hartland Avenue
    Victoria
    250.360.3030

  • Laurie's Recycling & Integrated Resource Mgmt. Inc / Laurie's Garbage & Recycling

    295 Park Drive
    Salt Spring Island
    250.653.9279

  • Pender Island Recycling Depot

    4400 Otter Bay Road
    Pender Island
    250.629.6962

  • Pender Island Waste Management Ltd


    Pender Island
    250.629.6690

  • Salt Spring Island Recycling Depot

    349 Rainbow Road
    Salt Spring Island
    250.537.1200

  • Schnitzer - Victoria

    307 David Street
    Victoria
    250.381.5865

  • Sooke Disposal Ltd.



    250.642.3646

  • The Environmental Story

    Radiators must be filled with a mixture of water and antifreeze, which is made of ethylene glycol or propylene glycol. Both of these petroleum based products are poisonous and a danger to the environment.