Oversized Plastics

Products accepted under this category:

lawn chairs, laundry hampers, totes, pails, buckets (all items >10L)

Click on the map pins to learn more about facilities that accept these products.

Want to go green?


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


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.


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 recyclable and therefore 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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