Do you own a business on Gabriola? Contact Dean Clark, GIRO Recycling Manager, at 250-247-9257
or firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange convenient, customized pick-up of recyclable and reusable materials from your business site.
Flyers | Envelopes | Office Paper
Magazines | Catalogues
NO Gift Wrap
NO Tissue Paper
Refundable beverage containers
Glass jars and bottles, including lids
Milk jugs | Milk cartons | Other waxed cartons
All plastics with the symbol, numbers 1-7
Metal & tin cans (flatten cans, remove labels)
Aluminum cans | trays | foil (flatten cans, remove labels)
Metal and plastic lids and caps
Wine boxes with bags
Recyclable plastic bags
NO broken dishes/glassware
NO soup Tetra boxes
NO biodegradable or compostable plastic bags
Computers & peripherals (hard drives are destroyed)
TVs and other electronics in working order or not
Smoke alarms | CO2 alarms
Most bulbs and light fixtures (for a complete list, go to www.lightrecycle.ca/consumers/accepted-products)
(For a complete list, go to www.productcare.org/BC-Products-Accepted)
Copper, brass, aluminum, steel, etc. Reusable scrap metal is available for sale. Unusable scrap metal is tossed in the metal bin for a small fee. Major appliances accepted for a $5.00 drop-off fee.
GIRO does NOT currently take styrofoam.
Nanaimo Recycling Exchange at 2214 McCullough Road,
Nanaimo, BC, 250-758-7777, will take it.
Some stores (e.g., London Drugs) will accept their packing foam.
REMEMBER: RETHINK, REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE