CRD HOTLINE: 1-800-663-4425
A 3R encyclopedia (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle). A resource for residents of the Capital Regional District, which includes Pender Island, for identifying how to reduce, reuse and recycle. Residents and businesses get the environmental story behind the items they use. The site also highlights reuse options and alternative products available within the CRD.
Recycling Council of BC: 1-800-667-4321
Options For Other Types Of Recyclables
Check with us at the recycling depot, post your giveaway on the Pender Online Market Facebook page, or see the CRD recycling directory at myrecyclopedia.ca.
Glass (other than Glass containers)
Broken windows, drinking glasses, and other non-packaging glass can be recycled for a fee at Ellice Recycling, 524 David Street, Victoria (250-386-4342). This glass is recycled as fill or used in making roadbase and concrete blocks.
Fuel tanks can be taken to the recycling area at the CRD's Hartland landfill in Victoria (CRD.bc.ca)
Household Hazardous Waste
See CRD.bc.ca for a list of household hazardous waste accepted in the recycling area at the CRD's Hartland Landfill in Victoria. Entry is FREE to drop off these items.
It this time, we are unable to accept any type of ink cartridges. Please take cartridges to Monk Office in Sidney, to the recycling drop off area at Staples (Recycling Programs), to London Drugs, or to the office supply outlet where you purchased them. Alternatively, purchase a printer whose ink cartridges can be refilled; talk with the experts at Island Inkjet (islandinkjet.com) in the University Heights Shopping Centre in Victoria.
Oil & Oil Containers
Used oil and oil containers are hazardous waste and can be dropped off at many gas stations or disposed of in the recycling area at the CRD's Hartland Landfill in Victoria (CRD.bc.ca). Visit the BC Used Oil Management Association to find your closest drop off.
For a fee, propane tanks can be dropped off at Firehall No.1 on Pender Island. Propane tanks can also be taken to the recycling area at the CRD's Hartland Landfill in Victoria (CRD.bc.ca). The Hartland option is free, but there is a two tank limit.
PVC & Vinyl
PVC is not acceptable in any recycling program that we are aware of. PVC is one of the most hazardous consumer products ever created.
Toilets and toilet parts can be disposed of in the recycling area at the CRD's Hartland Landfill in Victoria.