Thank you so much to everyone in the community who came out to celebrate with us at our 15 Year Anniversary Event on September 30th!

two OVWRC mascots with Chairmen Steve Bennett and OVWRC General Manager Sue MCCrae receive certificate from MPP John Yakabuski

child with blue box betty facepainting enjoys the event

former Laurentian Valley Mayor Jack Wilson with OVWRC staff

cupcakes that were especially made for OVWRC


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Join us at OVWRC for a Community Celebration on September 30th from 10 AM to 2 PM.

Opening remarks and official welcome at 10:30 by our General Manager, Sue McCrae and Board Chairperson, Mayor Steve Bennett.

Please enter at Gate 2.

Something for everyone!  FREE activities include:

  • Light Refreshments – Coffee, Tea & Cupcakes
  • Children’s Craft – Painted pumpkin made of re-purposed wood and coloring pages
  • Mascots – Get your picture taken with one of our mascots – Blue Box Betty, Curby the Green Cart or Toby the Triple R Can
  • Face Painting – Custom designs of our three mascots!
  • Touch-a-Truck & Meet-a-Machine – Garbage/Recycling Truck, Loader & Roll-Off Truck
  • Interactive Displays – Information on Recycling, Compost & Reuse
  • Tours – Bus tours of the Landfill site
  • Blue box swap – Residents from partner Municipalities can bring in a broken blue box in exchange for a new one – while supplies last, one per family
  • Nets – Will be selling recycling bin nets (help prevent wind blown litter) – $6
  • Giveaways – drink coozies & a tulip bulb/compost sample (while supplies last, one per family)
  • Enter our draw for a Muskoka chair made from 100% recycled plastic waster bottle caps.