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Alberni Valley Solid Waste and Recycling Newsletter May 2019


These things are NOT garbage:

2019 ACRD - Recycle BC - Curbside & Depot handouts

Curbside Recyclable Materials: Mixed paper, cardboard and boxboard; paper packaging that contained liquids; paper beverage cups and lids; tin and aluminum containers or foil; plastic bottles, containers and tubs under 25L; and empty aerosol cans.
Put these at the curb in your blue bin!
These can also be dropped off at either Depot Location FREE
3rd Ave Recycling Depot or the Landfill Recycling Depot

Depot Recyclable Materials: Plastic bags and overwrap; glass jars and containers; and Styrofoam;
Take these to the 3rd Ave Recycling Depot or the Landfill Recycling Depot! FREE

Beverage containers: Ready-to-drink beverage containers including; gable tops, juice boxes, cans, bag-in-a box and any container that you paid a deposit for
Take these to the Bottle Depot! Receive a refund on your deposits

Stewardship Products: small appliances, batteries, outdoor power equipment, light bulbs (all types), computer equipment and electronics, cell phones, smoke alarms, thermostats, paint,
Take these to 3rd Ave Recycling Depot! FREE

Mattresses: mattress and box springs ($15/unit at Recycle Matters or $20/unit at the Landfill)
Take these to Recycle Matters at 3169 2nd Ave!

Tires: can be returned at the location they were purchased for free or $2/tire at the Landfill
Take these to a local business that sells tires!

Metal: All ferrous and non ferrous metal including large appliances with or without Freon.
Take these to the Landfill! FREE

Yard and Garden Waste: grass, hedge clippings, branches under 1" in diameter, excluding invasive species (which are taken for free but must be separated.)
Take these to the Landfill! FREE

Clean Woodwaste: branches over 1" in diameter, unpainted and uncoated wood of all types including dimensional lumber, pallets, fencing, etc. Tipping fees apply for drop off.
Take these to the Landfill!

Gypsum (drywall): New drywall post-1990 must be kept separate from drywall pre-1990.
Take these to the Landfill!

Recycle BC Materials List

Recycle BC Flexible Packaging

Decision Making Chart Recycle BC Other Flexible Plastic Packaging

Category Characteristics Recycle BC Other Flexible Plastic Packaging


The residents of the City of Port Alberni and Beaver Creek participate
in the Curbside Recycling Program. This program provides curbside pickup of
'co-mingled' recyclable materials every two weeks.

Residents of Tofino, Ucluelet and Long Beach receive bi-weekly recycling
pickup and weekly garbage pickup.

Curbside Collection Schedules and Maps
City of Port Alberni

Welcome to Waste Management

City of Port Alberni Search by Address Schedule Application

City Recycling Pick Up Routes Overall Map

2019-2020 Zone 1 schedule City of Port Alberni

2019-2020 Zone 2 schedule City of Port Alberni

Beaver Creek

Welcome to Waste Management

Beaver Creek Recycling Pick Up Routes

2019-2020 Zone 3 schedule Beaver Creek

2019-2020 Zone 4 schedule Beaver Creek

Hupacasath FN

2019-2020 Hupacasath schedule

Tseshaht FN

2019 - 2020 Tseshaht schedule

West Coast Recycling and Garbage

2019-2020 West Coast Pick Up Schedule

Recycling Directory

Alberni Clayoquot Regional District