Garbage & Recycling
Drop-off for Compost
Esquimalt and View Royal residents can drop-off household compost, and yard and garden waste at Esquimalt's Yard & Garden Waste Transfer Station, operated by Ellice Recycle.
This service is free to Esquimalt and View Royal residents, who are dropping off compost materials collected from the property they reside on. Please have proof of residency with you when you use this service. If you are a resident, and someone is assisting you by hauling your compost, you must accompany their vehicle to the compost facility.
Non-resident property owners hauling material from a residential or commercial property, even if the property is in Esquimalt or View Royal will be charged a fee.
Residents of the municipality that operate a commercial hauling or lawn and garden business will also be charged a drop-off fee.
Accepted Compost Materials:
- Branches up to 3” in diameter
- Grass Clippings
- Soft Garden Materials
Esquimalt's Yard & Garden Waste Transfer Station (operated by Ellice Recycle)
605 Canteen Road
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (excluding statutory holidays)
With proof of residency Esquimalt residents may drop-off any day of the week at Ellice Recycle, 524 David Street.
Christmas Hours 2013: The Transfer Station will close at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday December 24 and will also be closed December 25th, 26th and January 1st, 2014.
| Phone: 250-220-2918
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