Seasonal collection of green waste ends November 26

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Peterborough, ON - The last week of seasonal curbside green waste collection is November 23 to November 26, 2021. 

Residential leaf and yard waste is accepted and there are no quantity limits. 

Paper yard waste bags, bushel baskets or garbage bins with yellow Green Waste labels will be picked up on the same day as garbage and recycling collection. Plastic bags are not accepted. 

Each bag or container must weigh less than 22 kilograms. Brush can be tied in bundles weighing not more than 22 kilograms, with a length of up to 1 metre and a diameter of up to 30.5 centimeters. 

After November 26, green waste is only accepted at the Peterborough Waste Management Facility (Landfill) at 1260 Bensfort Rd. Quantities of 100 kilograms or less are free of charge. For quantities over 100 kilograms, there is a fee of $45 per tonne. 

For more details, residents may call the Waste Management Division at 705-742-7777 ext. 1657 or visit the City of Peterborough website at

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