Loaves & Fishes Donation Bins

Loaves and Fishes Food Bank expanding their Empties 4 Food program across Nanaimo

Do you have refundable beverage containers to recycle and are not sure what to do with them?

We are proud to work with Loaves & Fishes a local organization dedicated to feeding those in need providing recycling for their Empties for Food program. 

Customers can donate their refundable beverage containers to this worthy cause at any of their conveniently located donation bins, or at our depot.

100% of the proceeds they earn from your donated recycling will go to ensure all people in Nanaimo have access to healthy, nutritious food.

Loaves & Fishes Donation Bin Locations

Nanaimo & Area Landfill:

1105 Cedar Rd

Real Canadian Superstore:

6435 Metral Dr

Thrifty Foods at Longwood Station:

5801 Turner Rd

Triple T Party Rentals:

3251 Shenton Rd

John's Bedrooms:

1707 Bowen Rd


6201 Blueback Rd


2875 Departure Bay Rd

Jolly Giant Childcare:

10 Strickland St – Temporarily Moved

Delicado's Restaurant (Downtown):

358 Wesley St

Chemainus Mid-Island Co-op:

9355 Smiley Rd, Chemainus

Sayward Mid-Island Co-op:

9355 Smiley Rd, Chemainus

VIU North AND South Student Residences:

4 University Cres

Loaves and Fishes Warehouse:

210 Fry St

Neighbourhood Church:

4951 Rutherford Rd

Maranatha Church:

6553 Portsmouth Rd (Back parking lot)

Snaw Naw As Shell Station:

1707 Bowen Rd

Oceanside Church:

2304 Jingle Pot Rd

Saint Philips Anglican Church:

2875 Departure Bay Rd

Alliance Church:

1609 Meredith Rd

Hammond Bay Baptist Church:

4960 Hammond Bay Rd

DBL Parksville

911 Church Rd, Parksville


1015 North Maquinna Dr, Tahsis

Generations Church:

1300 Princess Royal Ave

Stones Marina:

1690 Stewart Ave

Milner Group PCWM Recycling Facility:

4299 Biggs Rd


7187 Lantzville Rd – Temporarily Moved

County Grocer Chase River:

82 Twelfth St (Back parking lot)

DBL Disposal Services LTD:

333 Tenth St

Cassidy Farm Market and Deli

3251 Island Hwy, Cassidy

BGC Chase River Office:

1400 Cranberry Rd

Ladysmith Marina:

901 Gladden Rd, Ladysmith

Mid Island Co-op:

222 Island Hwy E, Parksville

Large donations can be taken to their 210 Fry Street warehouse 9am-3pm Monday – Friday