Garbage & Recycling
Please Note: Starting January 1, 2021 grass clippings, leaves, pruning, plants, and branches will be allowed in the curbside organics container.
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 in resident's yearly tax payments and all residential property owners pay the same amount of $265. The recycling programs in Oak Bay and throughout Greater Victoria are coordinated by the Capital Regional District.
Additional hazardous material and recycling is also provided through several 3rd-party organizations.
- Collection Service & Schedule
- Garbage, recyclables and garden waste drop off depot
- Recycling & Organics
- Hazardous Materials
- Compost Sales
- Garden Waste and Leaf Collection
- Frequently Asked Questions
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 Pickup Information
Access the Garbage, Recycables, and Garden Waste Depot - A How to Video:
Are you wanting to access the Garbage, Recyclables, and Garden Waste Depot at the Oak Bay Municipal Yard, but are not sure how? Watch this helpful video to learn who is eligible for a decal and how to access the facilities.