Welcome to Port Alice

Residential Garbage and Recycling

Residential Garbage Collection

Haida Ave.
Maquinna Ave.
Marine Drive
Mobile home Park
Rupert Ave.
Matsqui Ave.
Dogwood Lane
Clark Drive
McKay Crescent
Jeune Landing

Port Alice Transfer Station Hours
Monday to Friday 8:15 am – 3:45pm
Wednesday 8:15 am – 6 pm
Saturday 10 am – 4 pm

Recycling Depot Hours
(paper, magazines, cardboard, bottles, cans)
Saturday 10 am – 4 pm
Wednesday 12 pm – 6 pm

Glass, Styrofoam and Plastic Film can now
be recycled at the Port Alice Eco-Depot

Eco-Depots allow RESIDENTIAL users to recycle a wide variety of materials from packaging/printed paper to tires and electronics.

The new BC Government-imposed packaging and recycling program (Recycling BC) requires glass, polystyrene (Styrofoam) and plastic film materials to be taken to an eco-depot.

Port Alice Recycling Depot, at 721 Marine Drive, is classified as an Eco-Depot and now accepts glass, Styrofoam and plastic film

For more information on Recycling Depot, please visit the website at:

Recycled Items Accepted

BC’s new recycling program introduced additional recycling categories in Port Alice, including glass, polystyrene (styrofoam) and plastic film.
Residents will continue to bring recyclable materials to the Port Alice Recycling Depot at the transfer station.

  • The recycling depot accepts #1 to #7 plastics, including plastic bags showing the recycling symbol.
  • Please help keep the outside depot clean and rodent free. Rinse your milk jugs, plastics and tins and remove any caps.

Click here for a list of recyclable materials currently accepted >

or Regional District of Mount Waddington Depot Recycling Guide

Battery recycling: the Depot is now accepting both Alkaline and Rechargeable Batteries for recycling. Rechargeable batteries eligible for collection and recycling are: Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd), Lithium Ion (Li-ion), Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) and Small Sealed Lead (Pb). Small dry cell portable rechargeable batteries are commonly found in cordless power tools, cellular and cordless phones, laptop computers, camcorders, two-way radios and remote control toys.