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Recycling Directory

Effective on containers purchased after Feb 1, 2022 - Milk and milk subsititute containers are now part of BC's deposit container program and can be returned to a bottle depot to get your $0.10/container deposit back. Find more information at

The Recycling Directory provides a listing of some common items and where to take them on the Sunshine Coast for recycling. You can find Reuse opportunities by visiting our Reuse Directory.

Click the image to download a copy or use the search bar at the bottom of this page.

Please call ahead to the depot or retailer to confirm if item is accepted or if fees apply - do not drop-off items or leave items unattended without prior arrangement.

Item not included in the Recycling Directory?

Call or email the BC Recycling Hotline, visit the online BC Recyclepedia or download the App.

BC Recycling Hotline:

Did you know that there are over one thousand items that can be dropped off for recycling? From toasters to paint, batteries to light bulbs, treadmills to power tools and more!

For more information about what is accepted or to find the nearest drop-off location, visit or contact the BC Recycling Hotline or try typing in the box below.

What Goes Where Search Function

NOTE: The SCRD does not administer these programs, but encourages residents to utilize them in conjunction with SCRD recycling programs to help reach the Region’s waste reduction goals.