Welcome to GIRO!

GIRO (Gabriola Island Recycling Organization) is a self-funded, non-profit recycling organization established in 1991.

GIRO provides a recycling service for many materials, sells a range of materials for reuse, sells donated items inexpensively, provides education programs to the local school, encourages environmentally responsible community practices, and supports local community organizations. It is run by paid staff, volunteers, a board of directors, students and members.

Latest GIRO news

Our blog keeps you up to date on all the exciting things that we are doing at the Elementary school and at the depot. Our most recent blog post explains what you can do with Styrofoam.

Check out the video below to learn inspiring ways to Rethink and Reduce your garbage.