Victoria is a very ecologically-minded city. We recycle almost everything.
All homes, hotels. campgrounds, RV parks etc. have programs/bins in place for recycling, so ask or look around … they ARE there.
You MUST recycle:
Glass bottles/jars, plastic bottles, plastic packaging of most kinds, tin cans, aluminum cans, all paper/cardboard products, and now ALL food scraps as well.
Bottles & cans (including liquor containers) have deposits added on when they’re purchased and can be returned to authorized depots for a refund. (There is usually a limit on how many – check with individual stores.)
Most grocery stores will accept pop (soda) bottles, cans & water bottles for refund. Liquor stores will accept any liquor bottles for refund. They must be rinsed out first.
In additions, there are recycling depots that accept all bottles & cans (liquor & soda) for refund.
Here is a list of where they are:
Ellice Recycle, 524 David St., Victoria
Bottle Depot/Return It, 1. 4261 Glanford 2. 655 Queens Ave 3. 3961 Quadra
Island Return It, 935 Ellery St.,