Drop-off for Compost

As of July 1, 2016, the yard and garden drop-off site located at 605 Canteen Road will be closed. Two new locations will be available for residents of Esquimalt and View Royal at the following locations:
1.    Trio Landscape Supplies, 109 Hallowell Road off Admirals Road
2.    Elliice Recycle Ltd, 524 David Street, Victoria

Please read the complete announcement on the program change here.

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.

Locations, Hours of Operation and Contact Info

Trio Landscape Supply is located at 109 Hallowell Road off Admirals Road across from the entrance to Thrifty’s. Trio is open 7 days per week including statutory holidays. Check website for hours of operation. Telephone 250-658-5235.
 
Ellice Recycle Ltd. is located at 524 David Street off Bridge Street in Victoria. Ellice is open 7 days per week excluding statutory holidays. Check website for hours of operation. Telephone 250-386-4342.

Accepted Compost Materials:

  • Leaves  
  • Branches up to 3” in diameter
  • Grass Clippings
  • Soft Garden Materials       

Not accepted:

  • Rock
  • Concrete
  • Soils

Find out more about CRD Organic Waste Recycling Options.