Welcome to Peterborough Garbage and Recycling

Weekly collection of green waste begins April 3, 2019 and ends November 30, 2019. All leaf and yard waste accepted, no quantity limits. Place in paper yard waste bags, bushel baskets or garbage bins with "Green Waste" labels. Absolutely no plastic bags accepted.


Collection Calendar

The City of Peterborough's online calendar tool for garbage and recycling collection is a convenient way to get information on our waste collection services.

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Large article pick-up

We regularly provide a large article collection service for items that are too big or heavy for our regular curbside collection service.

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Recycling is one way that we contribute to environmental sustainability and reduce the amount of waste that goes to the landfill.

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Hazardous and Electronic Waste

Do not put household hazardous waste in your garbage. You can drop off household hazardous waste at the City of Peterborough's Household Hazardous Waste Depot.

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Our Thumbs-Up program is back!

Keep your blue boxes clean by using our two stream blue box program and you may be our new Thumbs-Up recyler!


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Contact Us

City of Peterborough
Waste Management Services

500 George St. N.,
Peterborough, ON K9H 3R9

Phone: 705-742-7777 ext. 1657
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