Oversized Plastics

Oversized hard plastics include things like lawn chairs, laundry hampers, totes, pails, and buckets. These oversized plastic items exceeding 10L are not accepted in your curbside recycling; however, if these items are stamped with a #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 symbol, they are accepted at CVRD Recycling Centres. Ensure all items are clean and dry. 



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Want to go green?


Reduce


Purchase products that will last. Over time, this will save you money and decrease your environmental impact.

Reuse


Use products until they reach the end of their life. Sell or give away usable items to friends or family, through for sale ads, or in a garage sale. When you're looking to buy, check ads in your community for individuals selling these items.


Recycle

Oversized plastic items exceeding 10L are not accepted in your curbside recycling.

Rigid plastic items with a #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 symbol, however, are accepted at CVRD Recycling Centres. Ensure all items are clean and dry. 

Please note: Polystyrene (Styrofoam) is not accepted under this category but is accepted separately with Styrofoam at all CVRD Recycling Centres.


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