| The Recycling Centre was established
to divert reusable and recyclable waste from the Hartland Land Fill in
Saanich. With little room for proper garbage storage and disposal on Saturna,
the Recycling Centre is vital for community waste management and offers
a local, eco-friendly alternative to shipping waste off island. The Recycling
Centre is operated by the Recycling Committee of the Saturna Island Community
Funding for the Recycling Centre is provided through various sources.
Some of the recyclable materials brought to the Centre provide income
for the operating costs and cover the costs for disposing of non-refundable
materials such as general glass and mixed paper. The CRD provides a
modest grant and diversion credits in support of operation costs.
Wednesday - 10:00AM to 12:00PM - Free Store OPEN
Saturday - 10:00AM to 12:00PM - Free Store OPEN
Sunday 10 AM to 12:00PM - Free Store CLOSED (please do not drop off donations on Sundays)
House Hold Materials accepted at the Recycling Centre:
Compost containers are for sale at the Recycling Centre for $50.00. Composting is a simple and effective way to cut back on your household waste.
Blue boxes for recycling materials are also availabe for $5.00 each.
The Free Store is part of the Recycling Centre and accepts clean usable items. Don't throw away good items! Give them a new home through the Free Store! Free Store items are available to anyone who needs them. Visit the Free Store to see what is available and what kind of things you may want to donate. Please do not drop off on Sunday.
The Annual Garage Sale is held on the Saturday of the May long weekend at the Recycling Centre. Notices will be posted before the sale with information about when you can drop off donations of reusable items. Be sure to come to the sale where you will find incredible bargains and perfectly good treasures.
Volunteers are always needed to help sort materials, flatten cardboard and do numerous other tasks at the Centre. To join this dedicated group of volunteers, please contact Bev Neff at 539-3775
Contact the Saturna Recyling Center at email@example.com