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What products are accepted by the BC LightRecycle program?

The program accepts the following types of lighting products for recycling without charge:

  • All kinds and quantities of lights (bulbs and tubes), including fluorescent tubes, compact fluorescent lights (CFLs), light emitting diodes (LEDs), high-intensity discharge lamps (HIDs), incandescent and halogen bulbs
  • Lighting fixtures and products ranging from flashlights to light strings (e.g. Christmas lights), table lamps, wall fixtures, outdoor fixtures and chandeliers
  • Lighting ballasts and transformers, including historic ballasts containing PCBs

For more details on the products accepted, please refer to the accepted products page.

For product clarification questions, please email us at info@lightrecycle.ca

The collection system differs based on the type of product (e.g. lights or fixtures) and the quantity being recycled.