The contents of the average household garbage bag contain 30-50% organic material.  Reduce your waste by backyard composting or participating in one of our organics programs.

Curbside Leaf and Yard collection is available in 14 communities around the County.  Drop off programs are available for locations with curbside pick-up. Learn more about Leaf and Yard collection.

Organics Program - By Freepik

Organic drop-offs are available at points throughout the county. Materials are accepted free of charge and are open to all Peterborough County residents.

Backyard Composting - By Freepik

The County sells a variety of composters as well as offering Garbage to Garden, an at home composter installation program.