Between 30 and 50% of most garbage bags is organic material.  Reduce your waste by backyard composting or participating in one of our organics programs.

Your local Township coordinates garbage collection and manages the transfer stations.  Please contact your Township with questions.

Household Hazardous Waste can injure waste collectors and contain toxins that are harmful to human and environmental health. Please bring these materials to a household hazardous waste depot for careful handling.

Blue Box recycling has transitioned to Producer Responsibility. Choose your Township for information on collection and inquiries.

Electronic recycling is available at drop off depots across Peterborough County.  Learn more about Electronic recycling.

The Waste Management Master Plan provides direction in managing all waste until 2030. The current plan, completed in 2013, will be updated soon.

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

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Check out our Crafts for Kids Guide for fun crafts using common household items.