How to safely dispose of hazardous materials

With a rise in the amount of explosive and hazardous materials being placed into our province's recycling system, Recycle BC is reminding residents to keep hazardous waste out of your curbside bin.

Propane canisters, bear spray, and lithium-ion batteries, and other hazardous items can catch fire or explode during the recycling process, causing serious harm to recycling staff and facilities.

Get tips from Recycle BC on how to properly recycle hazardous and explosive materials