Whistler recycles almost everything.
Certain items like furniture, clothing, hazardous waste and electronics are not allowed in residential landfill waste. Find out where to recycle or dispose of these items properly.
Whistler's Re-Use-It Centre accepts used household items and sporting goods that are clean, in good shape, and in good working order. Proceeds support Whistler Community Services Society programs. The Re-Use-It Centre is located adjacent to the Nesters Waste Depot at 8000 Nesters Road. Open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.
The Re-Build-It Centre accepts furniture and building materials. Proceeds support Whistler Community Services Society programs. The Re-Build-It Centre is located at 11003 Lynham Road (Function Junction) at the old Re-Use-It Centre site. Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
Invasive plant species
Invasive plant species should not be composted and should be disposed of properly. Learn more about identifying and disposing of invasive species.
Household hazardous wastes
Household hazardous wastes can be delivered to the product care centre at Carney's Recycling headquarters at 38950 Queensway in Squamish, or to the Regional Recycling building at the Nesters Depot site between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily.
Tires, with or without rims are accepted at the Waste Transfer Station. Tipping fees apply.
Visit the BCUOMA (BC Used Oil Management Association) online to find out more on where and how you can dispose of your used oil, filters and antifreeze.
Unused paint (non-commercial only) can be returned to the Carney’s Squamish Recycling Centre from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or to the Regional Recycling building at the Nesters Depot site from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Located at 8010 Nesters Road, Regional Recycling's bottle depot provides deposit refunds on beverage containers. Commercial drop-off can be arranged by appointment at 604-932-3733. Hours of operation are from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 364 days a year (closed on Christmas Day).
Smoke and carbon monoxide alarms
Electronics can be dropped off at:
- Regional Recycling - 8010 Nesters Rd. Open from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily, 364 days a year (closed on Christmas Day).
- Re-Use it Centre - adjacent to the Nesters Waste Depot at 8000 Nesters Road. Open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.