2019-2020 Holiday Waste Collection Changes

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Garbage and recycling will not be collected Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. Collection is rescheduled as follows:

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Wednesday collection


Christmas Day – Wednesday, December 25   

Monday, December 23

New Year’s Day – Wednesday, January 1  

Monday, December 30

Thursday collection


Boxing Day – Thursday, December 26        

Saturday, December 28

On Tuesday, December 24 (Christmas Eve) all garbage will be collected between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. If you have Tuesday collection, please ensure your materials are at the curb by 7 a.m.

This information, along with additional garbage and recycling tips is detailed in the Waste Reduction and Conservation Calendar. City residents who did not receive their calendar may pick one up at City Hall, 500 George St. N, the Recycling Facility, 390 Pido Rd., Public Works, 791 Webber Ave., or GreenUP, 378 Aylmer St. N.

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For further information, members of the media are invited to contact the undersigned:

Janelle Carey, Waste Diversion Coordinator

Infrastructure Planning Services

City of Peterborough

500 George Street North

Peterborough, ON K9H 3R9

705-742-7777 ext 1891

Toll-Free: 1-855-738-3755 ext. 1891