Posts Categorized: Waste Management

Household Hazardous Waste Site on Pido Road Temporarily Closed

Due to damage sustained in a wind storm last week the Household Hazardous Waste facility at 400 Pido Road is closed until further notice. Residents are asked to wait until the facility is re-opened to drop-off their household hazardous waste. Residents may direct their questions to the County of Peterborough at (705) 775-2737. Thank you… Read more »

Meet Your New Recycling Collector: Emterra

From the Peterborough County Waste Management website: “Effective Friday, November 1st, 2019 curbside and depot recycling will be collected by a new contractor – Emterra. To find out more about what this change means for our residents or for answers to some commonly asked questions, please visit” Do you have feedback or questions for… Read more »

Public Notice – Thanksgiving Day Weekend

Public Notice – Thanksgiving Day Weekend (pdf – 218kB) The Municipal Office will be CLOSED Monday, October 14, 2019. There are NO CHANGE to the collection of Recycling or Garbage as a result of the Thanksgiving Day Long Weekend. Please put your garbage and recycling out on your regular day. If your regular collection day… Read more »

Pesticide and Livestock/Equine Medication Drop-Off

Clean Farms Ontario have organized pesticide and livestock/equine medication drop-off locations across Ontario. This is a one day event for farmers to dispose of unwanted pesticides and livestock medications free of charge. The closest locations to Peterborough County are: Cobourg at Northumberland Grain Cobourg – (519) 839-4861 Lindsay at Alliance Agri-Turf – (705) 324-7761 Drop-off… Read more »

Garbage and Recycling Delay – White Lake Road West

Garbage and recycling collection on White Lake Road West beyond number 889 has been delayed due to road work. The collection company, Waste Connections of Canada, will attempt to return later today or tomorrow (Tuesday) morning. Please leave garbage and recycling out for this later collection.    

Warsaw Public Works Yard Leaf Bin is back!

A bin is now available to Douro-Dummer residents at the Warsaw Public Works Yard for the disposal of leaf, brush and yard waste. The bin will be available through-out September and October. Lumber, garbage and other waste needs to be taken to one of the following locations: Halls Glen Transfer Station (Douro-Dummer residents only) 1951… Read more »

No Change to Waste Collection on Labour Day

Curbside recycling and garbage will be collected as usual on the holiday Monday of the Labour Day long weekend (pdf – 178KB), Monday, September 2, 2019. If your regular collection day is on Monday, collection will still take place on Monday; if your regular collection day is Tuesday, collection will still take place on Tuesday. Please… Read more »

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Saturday August 17, 2019

The Waste Management Division of the County of Peterborough is offering a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day at the Hall’s Glen Transfer Station on Saturday, August 17th, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. During the event staff will be collecting accepted household hazardous waste only, such as: Aerosols Antifreeze Automotive fluids Batteries (all kinds) Cleaners… Read more »