Click here to read February 22, 2023 Media Release. 

Effective January 1, 2023, residents of Petawawa, Pembroke, Laurentian Valley and North Algona Wilberforce can now drop-off additional light bulbs at the Centre’s Household Hazardous Waste Depot or Environmental Day.

Acceptable Bulbs Include:

  • Fluorescent tubes (all shapes, lengths)
  • Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs)
  • High Density (HIDs)
  • Halogen/Incandescent
  • LED
  • Miniature Bulbs (LED, Incandescent, halogen)

Does Not Include:

  • Light Fixtures
  • Ballasts
  • String Lights
  • Batteries (Acceptable as Hazardous Waste but not as part of the Ontario Lighting Program)
  • Smoke & CO Detectors

Check out this video for more information on the Provincial Light Recycling Program: