The qathet Regional District operates 7 Recycling depots in the Region.  Click on the map link below for depot location, hours of operation and information on what materials are accepted at each location.

Depot Map and Accepted Items 

City Collection Schedule

Recycling videos

Texada Island Transfer Station
The following materials only, can be dropped off at the Texada Island Transfer Station at 6529 Shelter Point Road (turn left onto Shelter Point Road off of Gillies Bay Road at Shelter Point Park and follow the road towards Central Road for approximately 2 km – station is on the left hand side of the road) on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday and the 2nd and 4th Saturday each month from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Scrap Metals (all vehicles and machinery must be free of fluids)
Fridges and Freezers (a $25 fee will be charged for the drop off of fridges and freezers)
Caretaker is Wade Chisholm at 604 413-2176.

Check out the Waste Wise Recycling Guide Directory for information on where to drop off other specific recyclable items or search recycling options using Recyclepedia

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For inquiries or comments regarding recycling in Powell River please contact the qathet Regional District’s Let’s Talk Trash team.

email: info@letstalktrash.ca
website: www.letstalktrash.ca
phone: (604) 485-2260 ext. 308