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HOLIDAY NOTICE: We are CLOSED Monday, February 18th for Family Day. Residents of the City of Pembroke and Township of Laurentian Valley – your collection day moves ahead one day during the week of February 18th due to the holiday. OVWRC Regular Hours: Monday to Friday – 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM Saturday – 9:00 AM – 1:00 …

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pile of Christmas trees

Christmas trees are accepted at the Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre for drop-off at no charge during the month of January from residents in partner Municipalities (Petawawa, Pembroke, Laurentian Valley & North Algona Wilberforce). Curbside collection of Christmas Trees happens in Petawawa, Pembroke & Laurentian Valley: Christmas trees are collected in Petawawa and Laurentian Valley …

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christmas background with flowers and text holiday operating hours

Please note changes to our hours due to the holidays (including the Hazardous & Electronic Waste Depot, Reuse Centre and North Algona Wilberforce Depot (1076 Woito Station Road): December 24th – 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM December 25th – CLOSED December 26th – 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM December 31st – 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM …

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image with green background with text 2019 tipping fees and OVWRC logo

Click here to view the fees and download a 2019 Tipping Fee Schedule.   Ottawa Valley Waste Management Board Sets 2019 Tipping Fees Residents and Businesses to Expect Changes to Disposal Fees in 2019 Laurentian Valley, ON (November 21st, 2018) – At their November meeting, the Ottawa Valley Waste Management Board set the Waste Recovery Centre …

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blue background with text winter hours start October fifteenth and ovwrc logo

Winter Hours start Monday, October 15th.  The Centre will be open Monday to Friday, 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM and Saturday, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. This includes the Hazardous & Electronic Waste Depot and Reuse Centre. We are closed Sundays and Public Holidays. A few reminders when visiting the site: Wear appropriate footwear for your …

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leaf and yard waste bags full setout for collection

Residential Leaf & Yard Waste (L&YW) that meets the size requirements can be dropped off at the OVWRC during regular operating hours, no charge, when free of plastics. Curbside collection of L&YW occurs when the L&YW symbol appears on your collection schedule. Click here for more information on size requirements and curbside collection dates. 

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pile of compost beside trommel screen

Compost is available for purchase, while supplies last. Click here for more information. 

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pile of recycling

Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre is not immune to a trend that is occurring in recycling programs across the Province.  This trend adds significant costs to a program that is partially funded by the tax payer and is currently feeling pressure from changing global recycling markets.   That trend is called “wish-cycling” – when residents place …

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yellow background with text closed labour day Monday september 3

Please note that we are closed on Monday, September 3rd for Labour Day. Residents in Pembroke & Laurentian Valley – please note changes to collection; your collection moves ahead one day. Our regular operating hours are (includes the Electronic & Hazardous Waste Depot & Reuse Centre): Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday …

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

Our last Environmental Day of 2018 is on Saturday, August 25th at Rockwood Public School, 11588 Round Lake Rd.  Please use Bus Entrance (driveway furthest from the school).  From 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM residents from Petawawa, Pembroke, Laurentian Valley and North Algona Wilberforce can drop off hazardous waste and electronic was at no charge. …

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