Garbage & Recycling

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

Starting in 2014, the Township of Esquimalt will be participating in the Regional Kitchen Scraps Strategy. At the same time, Township crews will be switching from backyard to curbside pickup using new trucks capable of collecting both garbage and kitchen scraps. Please visit our kitchen scraps page for more information on the program. Read our waste management brochurewhat goes where brochure and our acceptable food waste fact sheet on sorting materials for composting and disposal.

The Capital Regional District manages residential pick-up of blue box recycling in Esquimalt. Effective May 1, 2015 contact Emterra Environmental to request a new or replacement CRD blue box or blue bag at 250.385.4399.

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