Garbage & Recycling

The Esquimalt Public Works Department manages garbage collection in the Township of Esquimalt.


Garbage collection schedule - Remembrance Day

  • South side residents who normally have their garbage collected on Thursday will have their garbage collected on Friday November 12, along with the regularly scheduled Friday pickup. No other routes will be affected by the holiday.

Starting in 2014, the Township began participating in the Regional Kitchen Scraps Strategy. Please visit our kitchen scraps page for more information on the program. 

The Capital Regional District manages residential pick-up of blue box recycling in Esquimalt. Contact Emterra Environmental to request a new or replacement CRD blue box or blue bag at 250-385-4399.

Review our our integrated resource management public engagement 

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