The Town has five collection routes.  To determine which route your road is on see "Collection Route by Street" or "Collection Routes Map".  They are found on the  Pick-up Routes and Schedules  page.

 All other recyclable materials may be taken to various locations listed in the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) Recycling Directory.  For recycling information please call the CVRD Recycling Hotline at 1.800.665.3955.

Other Services / Resources:

A great resource for finding a place to recycle something is the Recycling Council of British Columbia Recyclopedia or the Cowichan Recyclopedia.  Or call the CVRD Recycling Hotline at 1.800.665.3955.
For information on the CVRD Woodstove Replacement Program click here.

Peerless Road Recycling Station

In 2013, the facility underwent a major renovation and expansion.  Peerless Road Depot is now the region's largest public recycling drop off depot, hosting 21 grade-separated bays and extensive covered areas.

Hours are as follows: (Excluding Holidays)
November 1 - March 31 Wednesday,
Saturday & Sunday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.              
April 1 - October 31
to Sunday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

For more information please contact:  1.800.665.3955 or check out the CVRD Recycling website page.

Please note that drywall is no longer accepted at CVRD Recycling and Garbage Drop-off Depots.

Recycle at Depot only

Looking to recycle something not picked up at the curb?

Most packaging and paper can be collected curbside or can be taken to depots for recycling. A few items are only accepted at depots.

Search for material using Recycle BC’s Waste Wizard. Some of these items include: 

Plastics and glass sm


Older toilets use 13 or more litres per flush. New low flush toilets require only 4.8 litres per flush. Toilets make up 30 percent of indoor water use. Using one-third less water means you can save 200 litres a day or 70,000 litres a year.   By replacing your old toilet, you could use up to one-third less water!

Find out more about the Toilet Replacement Rebate   Town of Ladysmith as a Leader in Sustainability 

Woodstove Replacement Program

Replace your smoky, old wood burning appliance with a new cleaner-burning heating appliance and receive a rebate.

Visit the CVRD website for more details: