Environment / Recycling

LAND
BC Parks
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/

Habitat Acquisition Trust
Non-profit regional land trust dedicated to acquiring natural habitats via purchase or donation, establishing and policing conservation covenants and promoting public stewardship
Ph: (250) 995∙2428
hatmail@hat.bc.ca
http://www.hat.bc.ca/

The Land Conservancy
Charitable land trust, habitat protection
301-1195 Esquimalt Rd.
http://www.conservancy.bc.ca/

Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary
Ecological education and stewardship
3873 Swan Lake Rd., Victoria
Ph: 250-479-0211
http://www.swanlake.bc.ca/

WATER
Veins of Life Watershed Society
Stream and marine restoration, marine mammal monitoring and protection, beach clean-up, volunteering
info@salishsea.ca
http://www.salishsea.ca/

Dogwood Initiative
Coastal tanker, sacred headwaters, wildcoast protection acampaigns, volunteering, fundraising
#201 - 1842 Oak Bay Ave.
Ph: (250) 370∙9930
info@dogwoodinitiative.org
http://dogwoodinitiative.org/ 

T. Buck Suzuki Environmental Foundation
Charitable marine conservation foundation working to protect marine habitat, sustain wild fisheries, prevent pollution, and promote sewage treatment
#200 - 4248 Glanford Ave∙ Victoria
Ph: (250) 360∙1398
tbsef@bucksuzuki.org
http://www.bucksuzuki.org/

ENERGY
BC Sustainable Energy Association

128 West Hastings St., Suite 210 ∙ Vancouver

info@bcsea.org
http://www.bcsea.org/

City Green Solutions
Energy efficiency, home audits and retrofits, energy ratings, grants and incentives for green retrofits
#220-620 View St. ∙ Victoria
Ph: (250) 381∙9995
outreach@citygreen.ca
http://www.citygreen.ca/

BC Hydro Energy Conservation Assistance Program
Provides qualified low-income BC residents w/ home energy evaluation and product installation
Ph: 1-877-431-9463
Download application and find more information at:http://www.bchydro.com/powersmart/residential/ps_low_income.html


ANIMALS
BC Society for the protection of Animals (SPCA)
Victoria Branch
3150 Napier Lane
Ph: (250) 388∙7722
http://www.spca.bc.ca/branches/victoria/

Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre (Wild ARC)
Humane Care for orphaned, sick, injured, distressed wildlife
1020 Malloch Rd ∙ Metchosin, BC
Ph: (250) 478∙9453 (WILD)
info@wildarc.com
http://www.wildarc.com/

RECYCLING
BC Recycling Hotline
1-800-667-4321

Saanich CRD Recycling Hotline
All questions about recycling in Saanich and the CRD

Blue Box Program
Curbside recycling
Questions: CRD Hotline (250) 360∙6060
Pick-up Schedule: (250) 385∙4399

Hartland Recycling Facility
Electronics, cell phone, paint, tires, etc.
#1 Hartland Ave

Salvation Army Recycling Centre- Electronics
Computer, monitor, fax, TV, etc.
3934 Quadra Street
Ph: (250) 727∙2293

Saanich Municipal Yard
Garden recycling drop-off
1040 McKenzie Ave.
Ph: (250) 475∙5595
http://www.saanich.ca/EN/main/community/utilities-garbage/garbage-organics-recycling/garden-recycling-drop-off-webcam.html



Victoria Bottle Depot
All refundable beverage containers - 2 locations in Saanich
http://www.return-it.ca/cfm/index.cfm?It=902&Id=163&Lo=11&St=&Sv=depot,web 
Quadra Bottle Depot
3961 Quadra St.
Glanford Bottle Depot
4261 Glanford Ave.
Ph: (250) 727∙7480

Tire Stewardship BC
Ph: 250-598-9112
Toll Free: 1-866-759-0488
http://www.tsbc.ca/

Yard and Garden Waste
Free drop off at Saanich Public Works Yard
1040 McKenzie Ave.
Ph: (250) 475∙5595

Greater Victoria Compost Education Centre
1216 North Park
Ph: (250) 386∙9676
info@compost.bc.ca 

CYCLING
Bike to Work Victoria
Offers free skills courses for commuter cyclists
#201 - 531 Yates St.
Ph: (250) 920-5775
email@biketowork.ca
http://www.biketowork.ca/

Capital Bike and Walk
Promotes improved walking and cycling environments; undertakes audits of existing facilities; provides trail and walking maps
John Luton, Executive Director
Ph: (250) 592∙4753
johnluton@shaw.ca
http://www.capitalbikeandwalk.org/