Proper disposal of paint, fuel and pesticides is critical to protect our environment from irreparable damage. We’re pleased to provide you with a convenient way to properly dispose of your household hazardous waste.
Domestic Pesticide Recycling
Consumer pesticides must have a poison symbol (skull and crossbones), a Pest Control Product (PCP) number and Word ‘domestic’ on the label. Please note that a large number of pesticides do not adhere to these guidelines. Please consult the conditions before bringing to a depot.
Containers Must have:
Gasoline will only be accepted in an approved ULC container. For safety reasons, the gasoline container cannot be returned to the consumer at drop off.
Household Paint Recycling
Aerosol Paint Recycling
To ensure that collection sites are not overwhelmed, we ask that you observe the following voluntary limits of 10 containers (or 50 spray paint containers) per visit.
|All returned paint & pesticides must be in the original containers.|
All returned flammable liquids must be in an ULC approved container.
ALL containers MUST be sealed.
To learn more about the stewardships responsible for recycling paint, pesticides & fuel in British Columbia, and the items we take on their behalf, please see the individual steward’s websites:
Find a Recycling Depot in Nanaimo
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 | Christmas & New Years Eve: 8:30 AM - 3 PM