Final large item waste collection of 2022

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Peterborough, ON – The final large item waste collection of 2022 is on Monday, September 26. For a fee, the City of Peterborough will pick up items larger than the weekly garbage allowance such as furniture and appliances.

The cost for this service is $30 for the first item and $10 for any additional item. Mattresses and box springs are $30 each and do not count as a first item.

Residents can book their collection online at or by phone at 705-742-7777 ext. 1865. The deadline for booking is Thursday, September 22 at 4:30 p.m.

Depending on the number of pick-ups scheduled, collection could take a few days to complete. Residents are asked to leave the items they have booked for pick-up at the curb.

Refrigeration items must have the Freon removed prior to collection.

Building materials, automobile parts, televisions and monitors are not accepted in this collection.  These items can be disposed of at the Hazardous and Electronic Waste Depot at 400 Pido Rd.

The large item collection service runs monthly between May and September annually.

For more details, call the Waste Management Division at 742-7777 ext. 1657 or visit

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