Light Bulb Recycling Nanaimo

Free Light Bulb Recycling

Light Bulb

At our recycling depots located in Nanaimo, we understand the importance of following proper waste management practices to protect our beautiful environment. That’s why we offer a light bulb recycling service to our customers.

We accept all types of light bulbs, including incandescent, fluorescent, and LED bulbs, for safe disposal. We also accept all types of light fixtures and ballasts for recycling.

By working with accredited stewardship programs responsible for the recycling of these products, we can assure you that all hazardous materials, such as mercury, are safely removed and disposed of, and the remaining components are recycled in an environmentally friendly and responsible manner.

In offering this service, we promote sustainable waste management practices in our community and do our part to contribute to a greener future. We do our best to make it easy and convenient for you to recycle light bulbs and lighting products, and make a positive impact on the environment.

Recycling Lighting Products in Nanaimo

We’re happy to take all types of lights and lighting products to ensure they are safely recycled.

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Light Bulbs

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Light Bulbs

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Decorative Fixtures

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Film Light

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MD-PTVS Lighting Equipment

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Table Lamp

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UHP Lighting Equipment

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Warehouse Light Fixture

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Pot Light

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Recycle Fluorescent

To learn more about the stewardships responsible for recycling lighting products and batteries in British Columbia, and the items we take on their behalf, please see the individual steward’s websites:

Light Recycling Made Easy

If it has a battery, plugs-in, winds up, or is mostly made of metal, we can recycle it! Bring it down for safe handling.

At our Nanaimo recycling centers, we welcome a diverse range of lighting products for recycling. We encourage you, our customers, to bring your recyclable items to us for proper disposal. By doing so, you can make a positive impact on the environment and contribute to a greener future.


Regional Recycling accepts household quantities of all types of lights (bulbs and tubes) for recycling without charge at collection sites designated for consumers:


  • Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs)
  • Fluorescent tubes – straight, curved, U, circular, square etc.
  • High-intensity discharge lamps (HIDs) and other mercury containing lamps
  • includes: mercury vapour, metal halide, high pressure, sodium, low pressure sodium, UV and germicidal lamps
  • Incandescent light bulbs
  • Light emitting diodes (LEDs)
  • Ultra High Performance (UHP) lamps (replacement projector lamps)
  • UV and germicidal lamps


Lamps – All lamp technologies and sizes for residential, commercial and industrial purposes.

Ballasts – Ballasts integrated into fixtures as well as ballasts sold/disposed of separately.

Fixtures – Fixtures, regardless of whether they are marketed for residential, industrial or commercial purposes.


  • Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs)
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Lithium cadmium (Ni-Cd)
  • High intensity discharge (HID)
  • Mercury containing lamps
  • Halogen lamps
  • Incandescent lamps
  • Light emitting diodes (LEDs)
  • Linear fixtures
  • ceiling fans
  • Portable fixtures
  • Fesk lamps
  • Table lamps
  • Floor lamps
  • Work lights
  • Outdoor fixtures
  • Hand-held lights
  • Flashlights
  • Emergency lighting
  • Book lights
  • Night lights
  • Etc

Please note - Regional Recycling Nanaimo depots will close on days when weather conditions makes travelling to the depot unsafe.

Find a Recycling Depot in Nanaimo

Hayes Road

2375 Hayes Road, Nanaimo, BC


839 Old Victoria Road, Nanaimo, BC

Nanaimo Recycling Depot Hours

Monday - Saturday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM   |   Sunday: 9 AM - 4 PM
Closed: Stat Holidays & Boxing day   |    Christmas Eve & New Years Eve: 8:30 AM - 3 PM