Posts Categorized: County of Peterborough

Leaf and Yard Waste Collection – Donwood

The leaf and yard waste collection schedule has been released from the County of Peterborough. Residents in Donwood (Week B) can expect leaf and yard waste collection during the weeks of May 11th, May 25th, June 8th 2020. Instructions from Peterborough County’s website: Collect leaves, plants, brush and tree clippings in paper bags or reusable… Read more »

Important Public Statement from the Mayors Within Peterborough County

The Mayors of the municipalities within Peterborough County today issued a statement about the current health and economic challenges being experienced by the residents of their townships. Residents of our communities, like those across Canada, are facing serious health risks as a result of COVID 19. Each of us has an obligation to lessen the… Read more »

Sustainable Development Program in Douro-Dummer

Reducing emissions of one detached dwelling is equivalent to taking up to 13.5 cars off the road each year! On October 18, 2016, The Township of Douro-Dummer Council Resolution was passed to adopt and support the Greater Peterborough Climate Action Plan, with the goal of reducing Community Sector greenhouse gas emissions by 29% by 2031… Read more »

Request for Proposal (RFP): ES-2020-01 Curbside Waste Collection and Transporting Roll-Off Bins with Addendums and Notice of Extension

RFP for ES-2020-01 Curbside Waste Collection and Transporting Roll-Off Bins The Township of Douro-Dummer is requesting qualified bidders to submit a Request For Proposal (RFP) for Curbside Waste Collection and Transporting Roll-Off Bins. Sealed tender plainly marked “ES-2020-01 Curbside Waste Collection and Transporting Roll-Off Bins” will be received by the undersigned up to 12:00 noon… Read more »

2020 Peterborough County Recognition Awards

The County of Peterborough invites nominations for the County of Peterborough 2020 Recognition Awards. Nominations will be accepted for any resident or group residing in the County of Peterborough who has raised the profile or made an extraordinary contribution to our community. The nominee shall not have received a County of Peterborough Recognition Award for… Read more »

Changes to 2019 Holiday Curbside Waste Collection and Transfer Station Hours

The following waste collection and drop-off changes will take place during the 2019 holiday season: Change to Garbage Collection Garbage collection that would usually be collected on Friday, December 27th, 2019 will be bumped forward one day to Saturday, December 28th, 2019. Questions or concerns regarding garbage collection can be directed to Waste Connections of… Read more »

Peterborough Public Health Has Run Out of Free Radon Kits

Radon Kits Available at Local Hardware Stores Due to an overwhelming response, Peterborough Public Health has run out of free radon test kits, giving away 400 kits in just three days to local residents. Residents who are still interested in testing their homes can still purchase kits local hardware stores. Radon is the second-leading cause… 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 www.PTBOCounty.ca/contractchanges/” Do you have feedback or questions for… Read more »