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Once the holiday season draws to a close it will be time to take down all the decorations and you might be wondering what to do with your Christmas tree. Christmas trees will be collected in Petawawa the week of January 4th on your REGULAR COLLECTION DAY. Christmas trees will be collected in the City ...
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The Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre will remain OPEN during the additional lockdown measures (this includes the Hazardous & Electronic Waste Depot and Reuse Centre).  Click here for more Covid-19 information before visiting the Centre.  The Centre’s Holiday Operating Hours are as follows: December 24th – 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM December 25th – CLOSED ...
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grey background with text 2021 tipping fees and OVWRC logo
At their November 26th, 2020 meeting, the Ottawa Valley Waste Management Board approved the 2021 Tipping Fees for the Centre. There are NO CHANGES to the 2021 fees. The fees will remain the same in 2021. Click here for the detailed fee schedules. 
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October 19th – October 25th  Waste Reduction Week raises awareness and encourages new ideas and solutions to help reduce waste across Canada.  Click here to visit the Waste Reduction Week website.   Follow along on our Facebook & Twitter pages for tips and tricks to reduce waste! Monday, October 19th – Circular Economy & Kick-Off A ...
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paper leaf and yard waste bags filled and placed at curbside for collection
Residents of Petawawa, Pembroke and Laurentian Valley: Acceptable leaf & yard waste will be collected on your regular collection day during the following weeks: 2020 FALL YARD WASTE COLLECTION:  Week of October 19th – On Your Regular Collection Day Week of November 2nd – On Your Regular Collection Day Week of November 16th – On ...
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Our shorter winter hours start on Tuesday, October 13th. We will be open: Monday to Friday, 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM Saturday, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Closed Sundays and Public Holidays This includes the Hazardous and Electronic Waste Depot and Reuse Centre. A few things to remember when visiting the Centre:  Ensure loads are ...
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a black bear and her cub in a field foraging on grass
The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources recently notified the Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre that there has been recent reports of bear activity in populated areas as they search for food sources.  This typically leads bears to foraging for food in garbage cans or green carts. The important thing for residents to remember is, if ...
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orange background with text Closed Thanksgiving
We are CLOSED on Monday, October 12th for Thanksgiving.  Residents of Pembroke & Laurentian Valley – please note your collection day changes due to the holiday. Click here for curbside collection calendars.  Our shorter winter hours start on October 13th. Click here for our regular hours. 
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Collection of large household goods will be happening the week of September 14th 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, September 13th. Mark Behm, Township of Laurentian Valley Public Works Manager, wants residents to be aware of ...
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Compost is currently available for purchase during regular operating hours while supplies last. Click here for more information on compost. Please note, as of Fall 2019 we no longer produce wood mulch for purchase.  We require the wood mulch in our composting operations and no longer have any available for sale.    
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