Recycling

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Recycling services are provided by the North Coast Regional District (NCRD) and are funded through taxation and the sale of recyclables. The Regional Recycling Depot is located in Prince Rupert.

 

Regional Recycling Depot

251 Kaien Road

Tel: 250-624-2455

 

Operating Hours

8:30am - 4:30pm Mon to Fri

10:00am - 2:00pm Sat

CLOSED Sunday and all Statutory Holidays

 

The following items are not accepted for recycling:

  • Hazardous waste
  • Household and marine paint, solvents, pesticides, gasoline and their containers ARE accepted (25L/person/day).

 

In addition, there is a 24-hour transfer station that accepts residential materials, excluding glass. This area is under video surveillance. Please do not leave excess materials outside of bins provided.

 

View the Waste Watchers' Directory

View the New Residential Recycling Guidelines (Multi-Material BC)

For more information regarding residential recycling in the North Coast Regional District, go to the NCRD's recycling page or to Multi- Material BC.

 

Outdoor Power Equipment Recycling:

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute of Canada (OPEIC) is a non-profit organization representing the outdoor power equipment industry in Canada.

 

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute of Canada (OPEIC) Recycling Program gives is the only government-approved outdoor power equipment recycling program in B.C.  Through this program, British Columbians are able to recycle products ranging from chain saws, garden sprayers and lawn mowers to pressure washers, mulchers and wood chippers.

 

There is a OPEIC collection site located at Seasport Outboard Marina in Prince Rupert for you to conveniently drop off your old or broken outdoor power equipment at no charge.

 

Nearest permanent OPEIC location is:

Seasport Outboard Marina

295 - 1st Ave E

Prince Rupert, BC

8:30am - 5:30pm Mon to Fri

9:00am - 5:00pm Sat

CLOSED Sunday and all Statutory Holidays

 

* Please note -- Gasoline and oil should be drained and removed from fuel-powered products prior to taking them to a collection site. For gasoline disposal, visit www.productcare.org/BC-Paint-Program and for oil disposal, visit www.usedoilrecycling.com.

 

For a complete list of accepted outdoor power equipment, or if you have further questions, please visit www.opeic.ca or call 1-888-772-9772.