Garbage & Recycling

Please Note: Starting January 1, 2021 grass clippings, leaves, pruning, plants, and branches will be allowed in the curbside organics container.   Please do not overfill totes. Lids must be closable.

Bi-weekly garbage, curbside organics and recycling collection is automatically provided for all residential property owners (excludes single family homes on private streets). This service is included on resident's utility bills and all residential property owners pay the same annual fee of $286.91 split between three billing periods The recycling programs in Oak Bay and throughout Greater Victoria are coordinated  by the Capital Regional District. 

Hazardous Materials should be disposed of appropriately, do not let dangerous materials go down the drain! There is a regional source control program in place.

Additional hazardous material and recycling is also provided through several 3rd-party organizations. 

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Contact Information:

Schedule and Service Information
Oak Bay Public Works
1771 Elgin Road
Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., excluding holidays

Recycling General Information
CRD Hotline 250-360-3030

Recycling Pickup Information
Phone: 250-385-4399



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