Clothing and Housewares Donations:
By donating clothes to the DDA you help benefit our community. Through your donations, valuable reusable material is kept out of landfills, thus reducing energy and material consumption.

We appreciate the following items at our clothing donation bins and through our home pick up service:

  • Clothes
  • Table linens
  • Towels
  • Accessories (ties, hats, belts)
  • Bathing suits and undergarments
  • Books
  • CDs, DVDs and records
  • Glassware
  • Pots and pans
  • Sleeping bags
  • Small Appliances
  • Sporting gear
  • Stationery supplies
  • Toys and games

Bottle Donations (through green bottle bins only):
Here are some items that can be recycled through our bottle donation bins:

  • Drink cans
  • Drink pouches (wine bags, juice bags)
  • Glass bottles (wine, beer, cooler, liqueurs)
  • Plastic bottles (soft drink, water, coolers, spirits)
  • Polycoat containers (drink boxes, drink cartons)

We do not accept any milk containers.

What we are unable to receive:

  • Automobile parts
  • Batteries, chemicals, cleaning products
  • Construction materials (wood, pipes, doors, tubs, cabinets)
  • Cribs, car seats, swing sets
  • Food
  • Furniture
  • Hazardous waste, flammable products
  • Large appliances
  • Mattresses
  • Television, computer monitors/ equipment
  • Weapons, firearms, explosives

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For items we are not able to receive

Please contact Recycling hotline at 604-RECYCLE (604-732-9253) TOLL-FREE:  1-800-667-4321  EMAIL: hotline@rcbc.ca