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Kitchen Scraps (commercial food waste)

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Kitchen Scraps (commercial food waste)

In January 2015, a landfill ban on kitchen scraps (food waste and soiled paper products) was implemented. Kitchen scraps collection is conducted by a combination of municipal programs and private subscription services.

As with multi-family buildings, waste collection services for commercial buildings is supplied by the private sector. If you are business located within a commercial building, we recommend connecting with the building manager regarding organics collection and diversion. See our Kitchen Scraps webpage for more information.

For information on de-packaging packaged food waste, go to Kitchen Scraps - Packaged Food Waste

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How do I go green?

Learn ways to reduce the amount of avoidable food waste produced with tips on food expiry dates, food storage and preservation and nutritional uses for past-prime fruits and vegetables at Love Food Hate Waste Canada.

Look for food redistribution programs such as the Food Share Network.

Contact facilities directly regarding services offered (collection vs. receiving), restrictions and charges.

Facilities

  • Alpine Disposal & Recycling

    1045 Dunford Ave.
    Langford
    250.474.5145

  • CCR Capital City Recycling Ltd.

    (pick up service only)
    Saanichton
    250.652.5008

  • Emterra Environmental (commercial only)

    304 John Street
    Victoria
    250.385.4399

  • 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 Waste Management Ltd

    PO Box 26
    Pender Island
    250.629.6690

  • reCyclists

    No drop off depot
    Victoria
    250.386.2111

  • reFUSE

    304 John St
    Victoria
    250.381.6007

  • Sooke Disposal Ltd.

    No drop off depot.
    Sooke
    250.642.3646

  • Waste Connections of Canada


    Victoria
    250.652.4414

  • Waste Management

    6808 Kirkpatrick Crescent
    Saanichton
    250.544.2330