Residents of the Town of Petawawa, the City of Pembroke, the Township of Laurentian Valley, and the Township of North Algona Wilberforce can drop off hazardous or special waste and electronic waste  for NO CHARGE at OVWRC’s Environmental Days.  Material is also accepted at OVWRC year round.

Residential only, no commercial drop-off.  Containers must be 5 gallon (20L) or smaller.

Fluorescent light ballasts not accepted at the Environmental Day.  Containers (i.e. oil container) cannot be emptied and returned at the Environmental Day.

Ensure hazardous waste is in the original or a well-marked container and is properly sealed with no visible leaks.  Unlabeled/unidentified products cannot be accepted.

PLEASE NOTE: Tires are no longer accepted at Environmental Days.  

2024 Environmental Days

May 11 – Petawawa Civic Centre, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

June 1  – Pembroke & Area Community Centre (Pem Ice 2), Enter off Boundary Road, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Please note, there is no scheduled Environmental Day at Rockwood Public School in 2024.

Hazardous and Electronic Waste is accepted year round during regular operating hours at OVWRC from residents of Petawawa, Pembroke, Laurentian Valley and North Algona Wilberforce.