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Large Article Pick Up August 28, 2017


August 2017 Large Article Pick-Up Media Release.  

The City of Peterborough Waste Management Division will hold six large article collection events in 2017. The fifth collection takes place on Monday, August 28. The remaining date is: 

• Monday, September 25, 2017 

For a fee, the City will pick up items larger than the weekly allowance, such as furniture and appliances. The cost for this service is $15.00 for the first item and $5.00 for any additional item. 

Mattresses and box springs which are sent to be recycled, will also be collected. These will be collected separately from large articles and will cost $15.00 each. 

Two easy methods are available for City residents to book and pay for large article collection: 

 1. The City’s on-line booking tool: Choose the collection date you prefer, the items you want collected and set up an account with your credit card number for payment. Cut-off is the end of the day on Thursday, August 24, 2017 

 2. In person at City Hall, 500 George Street North or the Public Works Office at 182 Townsend Street until 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 24, 2017. 

 For more details, please call the Waste Management Division at 705-742-7777 extension 1657.