Waste, Garbage and Recycling Services on Vancouver Island, British Columbia and in Surrounding Areas
WM communicates holidays and changes to pickups


Waste Management Customer
Really appreciate the timely waste pick up. Especially happy with your communication of holiday schedule and any postponed pick-ups, if there are unscheduled truck problems or emergencies that may delay our normal service.
Patient and knowledgeable customer service


Waste Management Customer
We appreciate reminders of scheduling changes, patient and knowledgeable customer contact representatives.


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FAQs for Vancouver Island, BC

  • Vancouver Island garbage pickup service varies by neighborhood. Some residents within the city limits receive weekly garbage and recycling collection services by the City of Vancouver Island's Solid Waste Management Department. Whenever possible, we're happy to provide smart waste solutions for smaller communities such as homeowners associations and property management groups. If your new neighborhood offers a choice for your household garbage and recycling service needs, we would love to be your partner when it comes to disposing of the waste everyday life creates.

  • When it comes to disposing of extra-large or bulky items that are too big or too heavy for your regular garbage bin, Waste Management has a number of locations for convenient garbage drop off on Vancouver Island.

  • Recycling is becoming an intentional practice for more and more homeowners, businesses and communities. As Canada's largest recycler, Waste Management makes recycling on Vancouver Island convenient and affordable with a number of recycling drop off locations throughout the area.

  • Recycling on Vancouver Island includes plastic bottles, cans, paper and cardboard. The key to recycling the right way is ensuring your items are clean and dry. Keeping contaminants like food and liquid out of your recycling helps ensure that everything in your bin finds a second life. For more tips on how to recycle properly and efficiently, visit Waste Management's Recycling 101 guide.

  • Waste Management's Recycle by Mail program, LampTracker®, makes it easy to recycle many household items like bulbs, batteries and electronics while keeping harmful materials like mercury out of the environment. From the box to the return shipping label, we provide you with everything you need.