The Cowichan Valley has a strong local recycling industry and one of the best recycling rates in BC.

Our region also has the highest rate of contamination in curbside recycling on Vancouver Island
. That's why the CVRD has launched the campaign Recycle 2.0: Recycle right at the curb.

Barefoot in the Park 2017 Report

Learn how to access responsible needle disposal options in the community in the Safe Needle Disposal Toolkit document available here.