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OVWRC receiving award from MWA

Laurentian Valley, ON (June 20th, 2017) – Once again, the Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre’s promotion and education program was recognized for excellence by the Municipal Waste Association (MWA).  The annual MWA Promotion & Education Awards were presented in May at the MWA Spring Workshop held in Hunstville. The awards recognize excellence in municipal promotional …

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canada flag on blue sky

Please note changes to operating hours due to Canada Day. CLOSED – Canada Day, Saturday, July 1 OPEN – Monday, July 3 – 8 AM – 4 PM (including the Hazardous & Electronic Waste Depot & Reuse Centre) OVWRC Regular Operating Hours Monday to Friday – 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday – 8:00 a.m. …

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cars lined up dropping of hazardous waste

OVWRC’s next Environmental Day for drop-off of Electronic and Hazardous Waste is June 10 at KI Canada – enter off Paul Martin Drive at the top parking lot. Click here for more information on acceptable items.   Please note tires are no longer accepted at Environmental Days.

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Curbside collection of Large Items occurs the week of May 29th in the Town of Petawawa, City of Pembroke and Township of Laurentian Valley.  Collection is for household items like furniture, mattresses, scrap metal and electronic waste ONLY.  Smaller items must be placed in a garbage bag and put out for regular garbage collection (within bag limits). Click here for …

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leaf and yard waste bags full setout for collection

Acceptable Leaf & Yard Waste (L&YW) meeting these requirements can be dropped off at the OVWRC during regular operating hours, no charge, when free of plastics. Curbside collection of L&YW is occurring now in the Town of Petawawa, City of Pembroke and Township of Laurentian Valley.  Click here for set-out requirements and collection dates.

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pile of compost beside trommel screen

Updated: May 23rd, 2017 We are SOLD OUT of compost. Utility grade wood mulch, natural in color is also available for purchase. Click here for more information. 

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ovwrc logo with 15 year anniversary banner

Effective, April 1st, 2017 the Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre is open:  Monday to Friday – 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday – 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This includes the Hazardous & Electronic Waste Depot & Reuse Centre. We are CLOSED Sundays & Public Holidays CLOSED Good Friday (April 14) OPEN Easter Monday (April …

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picture of 3 collection schedules

The 2017/2018 Collection Schedules are being delivered via Canada Post to residents in Petawawa, Pembroke and Laurentian Valley starting March 6th.  Delivery is expected to be completed by March 17th. Copies are also available here for download.  Below is the complete media release from Petawawa, Pembroke & Laurentian Valley: February 28th, 2017 – The 2017/2018 …

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Laurentian Valley, ON (February 9th, 2017) – Annually, the Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre (OVWRC) recognizes staff who have achieved three, five, ten and fifteen years of service. (ABOVE): Sue McCrae, Waste Recovery Centre General Manager (right) presents (left to right) Laurie Benjamin, Diversion Supervisor, Chris Hoffman, Waste Technician, Mary Ryan, Gatehouse Attendant, Alan Schutt, …

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Laurentian Valley, ON (December 21st, 2016):  Recently, Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre Staff made a donation in the amount of $228.50 to Family and Children Services of Renfrew County to assist a family in need this holiday season. Waste Recovery Centre staff are responsible for sorting over 6,000 tonnes of recyclables a year.  While sorting, …

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