Online Resources

Recycling Council of BC
Easily find where to take materials.  Click on “Recyclepedia.”

Campbell River Recycling and Reuse Directory
A detailed listing of service providers and information on where to recycle products not accepted at the curbside.

Used Oil Recycling BC
Find where to take used oil.

Power of R
Comox Strathcona Waste Management service's environmental education initiative available for schools and community events.

Yellow Pages Eco Guide
Extensive disposal directory available for download online or in the Yellow Pages.

Tire Stewardship BC
Instructions for dropping off or scheduling a pick-up of old tires.

Services Available

Recycling Centers

Check the links above for information on where to take materials. The Recycling Council of British Columbia provides a simple search function connecting products with local recycling facilities.  The Campbell River Recycling and Reuse Directory is another thorough listing. There are many resources to find the disposal options that best meet your needs.

Curbside Collection

The City offers weekly curbside recycling collection and weekly yard waste collection (Yard waste is collected from the first week in March to the last week in November). Garbage collection is weekly and limited to one 80L can. If additional cans are needed, garbage tags are sold at City Hall, Sportsplex and Community Centre. For more information, click here.

Multi-material Drop-off Bins

Regular recyclables, including paper, cardboard, plastic containers and metal can be dropped off at the following locations:

  • Campbell River Sportsplex: 1800 Alder Street
  • Campbell River Waste Management Centre: 6200 Argonaut Road, Campbell River
  • Oyster River Old Fire Hall: 2185 Regent Road, Black Creek

For more information, check out the Comox Strathcona Waste Management website (

Toni Falk, Land Use Clerk Technician is pictured with one of the multibin recycling bins that features her photo.

Recycling Bins at All City Facilities

Recycling service is now available for at all City facilities with the installation of 21 new recycling bins. The bins are available for public use and accept paper, returnable beverage containers and recyclables #1‐7 (from cardboard to plastics) and were funded 100 per cent through a grant from the Comox Strathcona Waste Management Service.

The bins are located at the airport, Centennial Pool, City Hall, Community Centre, Dogwood Operations Centre, Elk Falls water treatment facility, fire halls, library, Maritime Heritage Centre, museum, Norm Wood Environmental Centre, Rivercorp, SPCA, Sportsplex, Tidemark and Visitor Info Centre.

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