What would you like to Recycle?

Plastic packaging (flexible)

candy wrappers, cereal bags, chip bags, bubble wrap, shrink wrap, plastic envelopes, zipper lock bags, zip lock, pouches, coffee bags, deli bags, baby food pouches, wet wipe dispenser bags, cookie bags, cellophane, foil gift wrap, chocolate bar wrappers, vacuum seal packaging, woven plastic bags, net plastic bags, stand-up pouches
Plastic packaging (flexible)
Other flexible plastic packaging is one of the fastest growing packaging types on the market. Items include stand-up and zipper lock pouches, crinkly wrappers and bags, woven and net plastic bags and bubble wrap.

Full list of items accepted is available here.

Items not accepted in this depot program include plastic squeeze tubes, plastic-lined paper, paper-lined plastic, plastic strapping, six-pack rings, PVC/vinyl or squishy foam.

Reduce | Reuse | Recycle | Facilities

How do I go green?

Reduce

When shopping consider how much packaging has been used for the items you are purchasing.

Reuse

Clean and reuse packaging where possible, save bubble wrap for storing or shipping fragile items.

Recycle

These materials are currently being collected at the depots listed below as part of a research and development project that will determine how best to recycle this material. During this time, material that is unable to be recycled will be recovered and produced into engineered fuel. 

For more information, please visit www.recyclebc.ca/flexiblepackaging.

These materials are not accepted in the CRD's curbside collection program.

Facilities

  • Bottle Depot - Glanford

    4261 Glanford Avenue
    Saanich
    250.727.7480

  • Bottle Depot - Quadra

    3961 Quadra
    Victoria
    250.727.7480

  • Bottle Depot, Victoria - Queens

    655 Queens Avenue
    Victoria
    250.727.7480

  • Galiano Recycling Depot

    220 Sturdies Bay Road
    Galiano Island
    250.539.5769

  • Hartland Recycling Facility

    1 Hartland Avenue
    Victoria
    250.360.3030

  • London Drugs

    All Locations in the capital region

  • Mayne Island Recycling Depot

    390 Campbell Bay Road
    Mayne Island
    250.539.3383

  • Pender Island Recycling Depot

    4400 Otter Bay Road
    Pender Island
    250.629.6962

  • Salt Spring Island Recycling Depot

    349 Rainbow Road
    Salt Spring Island
    250.537.1200

  • Saturna Island Recycling Depot

    Navarez & Harris Road
    Saturna Island
    250.539.9940