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Drop off old lights for recycling at one of the depots listed here. If the lights are broken, place them in a sealed plastic bag or a sealed glass container. Components made of metal, plastic and glass, are recycled into new products, and hazardous materials like mercury are handled by approved facilities. See the full list of accepted products.

The maximum number of lights which can be dropped off at one time is 16 fluorescent tubes and 16 other “bulb” types, and 5 fixtures. If you have larger volumes, contact LightRecycle or see information for large-volume generators.

This applies to Lighting and Flashlights and lanterns.

Contact Information and Map

  • LightRecycle

  • Fernie Bottle Depot

    • 1291 Ridgemont Ave.
      Fernie, British Columbia
      V0M 1M0
    • Tues - Sat 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Fernie Home Hardware Building Centre

    • 300 Manitou Road
      Fernie, British Columbia
      V0B 1M0
    • Mon - Fri 7:00am - 5:30pm
      Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm
      Sun 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Home Hardware Building Centre

    • 1901 McPhee Road
      Cranbrook, British Columbia
      V1C 7J2
    • 250-426-6288
    • Mon - Sat 7:00am - 6:00pm
      Sun 10:00am - 5:00pm
      Holidays 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Cranbrook Bottle Depot

    • 1125 Industrial Road No3
      Cranbrook, British Columbia
      V1C 5E3
    • 250-417-0306
    • Winter (Nov - Mar):
      Mon - Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm
      Sat 9:00am - 4:00pm
      Summer (Apr - Oct):
      Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:30pm
      Sat 8:30am - 4:00pm
  • Skyway Distributors Ltd.

    • 304 Slater Road NW
      Cranbrook, British Columbia
      V1C 4K5
    • Mon - Fri 8:00am - 12:00pm, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Columbia Recycle

    • 330 317th Avenue
      Kimberley, British Columbia
      V1A 3G9
    • 250-427-2994
    • Mon, Thurs, Fri 7:00am - 4:30pm
  • New & Nearly New

    • 1685 Warren Ave
      Kimberley, British Columbia
      V1A 1R5
    • Mon - Thurs 9:00am - 4:00pm
      Fri 10:00am - 4:00pm
      Sat 8:00am - 2:00pm
  • Invermere Home Building Centre

    • 9980 Arrow Rd
      Invermere, British Columbia
      V0A 1K0
    • Mon - Fri 7:00am - 6:00pm
      Sat 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • New Life Furniture and Recycling

    • 112 - 116 Northwest Blvd
      Creston, British Columbia
      V0B 1G0
    • Mon - Sat 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Home Hardware Building Centre Creston

    • 1608 Northwest Boulevard
      Creston, British Columbia
      V0B 1G0
    • Mon - Fri 7:00am - 6:00pm
      Sat 8:00am - 5:00pm
      Sun 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Kaslo Building Supplies

    • 6521 Highway 31
      Kaslo, British Columbia
      V0G 1M0
    • 250-353-7628
    • Mon - Sat 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Scrap King Autowrecking & Towing Ltd.

    • 1660 Airport Road
      Salmo, British Columbia
      V0G 1Z0
    • 250-357-2091
    • Mon - Fri 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Hipperson Home Hardware

    • 395 Baker Street
      Nelson, British Columbia
      V1L 4H6
    • 250-352-5517
    • Mon - Thurs 8:30am - 5:30pm
      Fri 8:30am - 8:00pm
      Sat 8:30am - 5:30pm
      Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Nelson Leafs Recycling Centre

    • 120 Silica Street
      Nelson, British Columbia
      V1L 1H4
    • Mon - Sat 9:00am - 4:30pm
  • Nelson Home Hardware Building Centre

    • 101 McDonald Drive
      Nelson, British Columbia
      V1L 6B9
    • 250-352-1919
    • Mon - Fri 7:00am - 5:30pm
      Sat 8:00am - 5:30pm
      Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Village of New Denver

    • 115 Slocan Avenue
      New Denver, British Columbia
      V0G 1S0
    • 250-358-2316
    • Mon - Fri 9:00am - 2:30pm
      Closed Stat Holidays
  • Smokey Creek Salvage

    • 3453 Yateman Road
      South Slocan, British Columbia
      V0G 2G0
    • Tues - Sat 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Maglio Building Supplies Trail

    • 8274 Hwy 22A
      Trail, British Columbia
      V1R 4W4
    • Mon - Fri 7:30am - 5:30pm
      Sat 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Mountain High Lighting

    • 301 11th Avenue
      Castlegar, British Columbia
      V1N 4G3
    • Mon - Thur 10:00am - 5:00pm
      Fri - Sat 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Erine's Used Auto Parts

    • 4801 Minto Road
      Castlegar, British Columbia
      V1N 4C1
    • 250-365-6225
    • Mon - Fri 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Trail Bottle Depot

    • 562 Rossland Ave
      Trail, British Columbia
      V1R 3M8
    • 250-364-3025
    • Mon - Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm
      Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Rossland Pro Hardware

    • 1990 Columbia Avenue
      Rossland, British Columbia
      V0G 1Y0
    • 250-362-7300
    • Mon - Sat 8:00am - 6:00pm
      Sun 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Revelstoke Bottle Depot

    • 97 Cartier Street
      Revelstoke, British Columbia
      V0E 2S0
    • Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat 9:00am - 4:30pm
  • Home Hardware Building Centre

    • 201 Campbell Avenue
      Revelstoke, British Columbia
      V0E 2S0
    • 250-837-2185
    • Mon - Sat 8:00am - 5:30pm
      Sun 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Grand Forks Home Hardware

    • 350 - 72nd Avenue
      Grand Forks, British Columbia
      V0H 1H0
    • 250-442-3135
    • Mon - Sat 8:00am - 5:30pm
      Sun 11:00am - 3:00pm
      Closed Holidays
  • Grand Forks Bottle Depot

    • 7816 Donaldson Dr.
      Grand Forks, British Columbia
      V0H 1H0
    • Mon - Fri 10:00am - 4:00pm
      Sat 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Venture Training Lumby

    • 1970 Vernon Street
      Lumby, British Columbia
      V0E 2G0
    • Mon - Fri 10:00am - 5:00pm
      Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Central Hardware

    • 701 Bass Avenue
      Enderby, British Columbia
      V0E 1V0
    • Mon - Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Armstrong Bottle Depot

    • 3730 Pleasant Valley Rd
      Armstrong, British Columbia
      V0E 1B0
    • Mon - Fri 10:00am - 5:00pm
      Sat 10:00am - 4:00pm
      Sun 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • Shepherds Home Hardware

    • Box 37 - 3525 Mill Street
      Armstrong, British Columbia
      V0E 1B0
    • 604-546-3002
    • Mon - Sat 8:00am - 6:00pm
      Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Norbert Salvage Ltd. & Recycle

    • 5667 Townsite Road
      Bridesville, British Columbia
      V0H 1B0
    • Mon-Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm
      Closed Sunday and holidays
  • RONA Salmon Arm #61330

    • 2430 Highway 1 W
      Salmon Arm, British Columbia
      V1E 4N2
    • 250-832-7044
    • Mon - Thurs 7:30am - 6:00pm
      Fri 7:30am - 8:00pm
      Sat - Sun 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • RONA Vernon #61300

    • 2201 58th Avenue
      Vernon, British Columbia
      V1T 9T5
    • 250-545-3332
    • Mon - Fri 7:00am - 9:00pm
      Sat - Sun 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Home Building Centre

    • 4601 - 27th Street
      Vernon, British Columbia
      V1T 4Y8
    • 250-545-5384
    • Mon - Fri 7:00am - 5:30pm
      Sat 8:00am - 5:30pm
      Sun 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sun Dial Lighting Vernon

    • 2801 44th Avenue
      Vernon, British Columbia
      V1T 7P4
    • Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm
      Sat 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Chasers Bottle Depot Ltd.

    • 4702 - 31 Street
      Vernon, British Columbia
      V1T 5J9
    • 250-503-1311
    • Mon - Fri 8:00am - 6:00pm
      Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm
      Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Salmon Arm Home Building Centre

    • 151 - 5th Street SW
      Salmon Arm, British Columbia
      V1E 1S9
    • Mon - Fri 7:00am - 5:30pm
      Sat 8:00am - 5:30pm
      Sun 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • London Drugs #39

    • 700 - 4400 - 32nd Street, Vernon Square
      Vernon, British Columbia
      V1T 9H2
    • 250-549-1551
    • Mon - Sat 9:00am - 10:00pm
      Sun 10:00am - 8:00pm
      Holidays 9:00am - 9:00pm
  • Venture Training Vernon

    • 4240 Alexis Park Drive
      Vernon, British Columbia
      V1T 6H3
    • Mon - Sat 8:00am - 3:00pm
  • Interior Freight & Bottle Depot

    • 4205 - 24 Ave
      Vernon, British Columbia
      V1T 1M1
    • Summer:
      Mon - Sat 8:00am - 6:00pm
      Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm
      Winter:
      Mon - Sat 8:00am - 5:00pm
      Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Bill's Bottle Depot

    • 2840 13th Avenue S.W.
      Salmon Arm, British Columbia
      V1E 4N9
    • Mon - Sat 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Valemount Recycling Center

    • 1020 Commercial Drive
      Valemount, British Columbia
      V0E2Z0
    • 250-566-9111
    • Wed - Sat 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Winfield Return It Centre

    • 4 - 11852 Highway 97 North
      Lake Country, British Columbia
      V4V 1E3
    • 250-766-2973
    • Mon - Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • ABC Metals Recycling

    • 3258 Hwy 97 North
      Kelowna, British Columbia
      V1X 5C1
    • Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Scotch Creek Home Building

    • 3906 Squilax Anglemont Rd
      Scotch Creek, British Columbia
      V0E 1M0
    • Mon - Sat 8:00am - 5:00pm
      Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Columbia Bottle Depot - Dease

    • 680 Dease Rd
      Kelowna, British Columbia
      V1X 4A5
    • 250-763-2554
    • Mon - Fri 8:00am - 5:00pm
      Sat - Sun 8:00am - 4:00pm
      Closed on stat holidays
  • Scotch Creek Bottle Depot

    • 3727 Ancient Creek Lane
      Scotch Creek, British Columbia
      V0E 1M5
    • Winter hours (Oct 1st - June 15th):
      Mon, Thurs, Fri, Sat 9:00am - 3:00pm
      Sun 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • The Battery Doctors

    • 1972 Windsor Rd
      Kelowna, British Columbia
      V1Y 4R5
    • 250-860-2866
    • Mon - Fri 8:30am - 4:30 pm
      Sat 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • London Drugs #12

    • 400 - 1950 Harvey Avenue, Spall Plaza
      Kelowna, British Columbia
      V1Y 8J8
    • 250-860-3331
    • Mon - Sat 9:00am - 10:00pm
      Sun 10:00am - 8:00pm
      Holidays 9:00am - 9:00pm
  • RONA Kelowna #61700

    • 1711 Springfield Road
      Kelowna, British Columbia
      V1Y 5V5
    • 250-762-7389
    • Mon - Fri 7:00am - 9:00pm
      Sat 7:00am - 8:00pm
      Sun 8:00am - 6:00pm

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About this Tip

Added January 17, 2015.

Last updated August 1, 2015.

Applies to British Columbia.