Posts Categorized: Waste Management

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 »

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.