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For the second year in a row, Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre (OVWRC) will remain open longer hours on Thursdays.  Until August 26th, the Centre will be open until 6:00 p.m. on Thursdays. Sue McCrae, OVWRC General Manager explains the decision for extended Thursday hours.  “In 2019, the Ottawa Valley Waste Management Board reviewed our ...
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environmental day setup tractor trailers and pallets full of material
The June 5th Environmental Day has been cancelled – see below for further information.  Our permanent depot on Woito Station Road remains open for the disposal of hazardous and electronic waste.  There is no charge for drop-off.  Click here for more information on hazardous waste.    Click here for more information on electronic waste.    The ...
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We are CLOSED on Monday, May 24th. Click here for our regular operating hours.  A few things to remember when visiting the Centre: Ensure loads are safely secured during transport to OVWRC No smoking on OVWRC property Wear appropriate clothing and footwear for your safety Children and pets must remain in vehicles at all times for ...
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Collection of large household goods will be happening soon for residents in the Town of Petawawa, City of Pembroke and Township of Laurentian Valley.  Acceptable items must not be placed curbside earlier than Sunday, May 30th. Brian Lewis, City of Pembroke Operations Manager, wants residents to be aware of some precautions that are in place ...
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cars lined up dropping off hazardous waste
Due to the current stay-at-home order, the Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre, has cancelled the Environmental Day scheduled for May 8th at the Petawawa Civic Centre. The status of the June and August Environmental Days will be decided closer to their dates. These annual events allow for the drop-off of hazardous and electronic waste at ...
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pile of compost at ovwrc
Updated – April 19th, 2021 We are currently sold out of compost.  We expect to have more in late May or June. Click here for more information on compost.  
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OVWRC scale house with inbound and outbound traffic lined up with text summer hours effective April 1.
Effective April 1st, we are open longer to serve you better. April 1st – October 31st Monday to Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. THURSDAYS ONLY, June 3rd to August 26th, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CLOSED Sundays and Public Holidays A few things to remember when visiting the Centre: ...
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Colorful Easter eggs on background of grass with text closed Good Friday.
We are CLOSED on Good Friday, April 2nd OPEN regular hours on Saturday, April 3rd (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) OPEN regular hours on Easter Monday, April 5th (7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) Closed Sundays & Public Holidays Click here for our regular operating hours.  NOTE: We switch to longer summer hours on April 1st. ...
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green cart and blue box setout at the roadside
The 2021/2022 Collection Schedules are being mailed out the week of March 22nd to residents in Petawawa, Pembroke and Laurentian Valley.  The annual calendar outlines collection days for waste, recycling and green carts as well as special collections such as leaf and yard waste and Spring and Fall large item collection. The collection schedules begin ...
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snowflake background with text Closed family day February 15th and OVWRC logo
We are CLOSED on Monday, February 15th for Family Day.  Residents of Pembroke & Laurentian Valley – please note your collection day changes due to the holiday. Click here for curbside collection calendars. 
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