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Reduce reuse recycle right this holiday season

Christmas is a time to bring together family and friends to celebrate the season however it also means an increase in our recycling and garbage.   Here are a few tips to reduce waste and recycle right this holiday season: Reduce: Make the wrapping part of the gift.   Wrap a book in a scarf, a box …

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wood background with Christmas greenery with Text Holiday Hours

Please note changes to OVWRC’s Operating Hours  (including the Hazardous & Electronic Waste Depot & Reuse Centre) due to Christmas and New Year’s: Monday, December 25th – CLOSED Tuesday, December 26th – 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday, January 1st – CLOSED  Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all the staff at Ottawa Valley …

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The 2018 Tipping Fees were approved by the Ottawa Valley Waste Management Board at their November 16th, 2017 meeting. Click here to view the 2018 Tipping Fees and download the PDF files   

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There are NO CHANGES to our regular operating hours on Saturday, November 11th. Winter Operating Hours Including the Hazardous & Electronic Waste Depot & Reuse Centre Monday to Friday – 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday – 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. CLOSED Sundays & Public Holidays A few things to remember when visiting the Centre: …

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leaves in paper bags ready to be composted

Leaf & Yard Waste meeting the following criteria can be dropped off loose or in paper bags at OVWRC for no charge: Individual branches must not exceed 2 inch (5 cm) in diameter or 4 ft (1.2 m) in length. Bundled branches and twigs must not exceed 2 ft. (0.6 m) in diameter. Acceptable items …

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orange background with text Closed Thanksgiving Monday

Please note changes to operating hours due to Thanksgiving Monday. CLOSED – Monday, October 9th, 2017 Residents of Pembroke and Laurentian Valley – Your collection day moves ahead one day. OVWRC Regular Operating Hours (including the Hazardous & Electronic Waste Depot & Reuse Centre) Monday to Friday – 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday – 9:00 …

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picture with blue background and text winter hours start october 1st

Winter Hours start October 1st. Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CLOSED Public Holidays CLOSED Sundays A few things to remember when visiting the Centre: No smoking on OVWRC property Wear appropriate clothing and footwear for your safety Children must remain in vehicles at all times Ensure …

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Leaf & Yard Waste Compost is available for purchase while supplies last. Compost is $25 per cubic yard. Wood Mulch is also available for purchase.  Utility grade wood mulch, natural in color is $20 per cubic yard. Click here for more information on both those products. 

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OVWRC staff receiving hazardous waste at a dropoff event barrels laid our for sorting materials into

OVWRC’s next Environmental Day for drop-off of Electronic and Hazardous Waste is August 26th at Rockwood Public School – 11588 Round Lake Rd from 9 AM – 3 PM. Click here for more information on acceptable items.   Please note tires are no longer accepted at Environmental Days.

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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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