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Environmental Services

Consolidated Waste Management By-law

If you have questions regarding this By-Law or Municipal Waste Management or the Peterborough County Environmental Services available at our Transfer Sites please contact the Administrative Assistant for Public Works at 705-738-3800, ext. 230.

Environmental Services Partnership

Environmental Services are operated in conjunction with the County of Peterborough. If you would like more information or have any questions or concerns regarding any of the Peterborough County environmental services below please check the county website at or you can call 705-775-2737 or email waste  

Household Waste & Recycling

Household Hazardous Waste

The County of Peterborough currenlty operates one (1) Household Hazardous Waste Facility in the Municipality located at the Buckhorn Waste Transfer Station. Please note - this local facility is seasonal.

Year Round Household Hazardous Waste Depot:

  • Pido Road Hazardous Waste Depot
    400 Pido Rd, Peterborough

For the dates and hours of Household Hazardous Waste facilities and depots please use the links provided below -

Electronic Recycling:

The County of Peterborough has a year round Electronic Recycling (WEEE) depot located at the Pido Road Hazardous Waste Depot, 400 Pido Rd, Peterborough. They also sponser several local pick-up events.

Follow this link for a list of Electronic Recycling Operations, Hours and Events

For a complete listing of electronic items accepted please check out the Peterborough County Waste FAQ.

reBOOT Peterborough accepts donated computers, refurbishes them and redistributies them to people or organizations in need of affordable technology. Please call or contact them in advance.Telephone: 705-749-5815 or by email at


"My Waste App" 

Peterborough County has launched its FREE "My Waste App" accessible through your mobile phone QR Reader. (smartphones, tablets, and androids only - not accessbile on blackberry, yet!)

Instructions: Simply scan the QR  (quick response) code below. This will link you to the Peterborough County "My Waste" launch page. From there you can choose your platform appropriate to your device. This will then take to the app store where you can scroll down and choose the app specific to the Municipality of Trent Lakes.

 QR Code for Peterborough County My Waste App

 Recycling Products *Available:

Backyard Composting - What Goes In Info. Sheet

*Residents interested in purchasing any of the following items are encouraged to contact the Municipal office to ensure item availability. 

Please contact the Municipal Public Works Administrative Assistant by telephone at (705) 738-3800 extension 230 to reserve your item(s) for purchase and pickup.

Blue Box: 

blue recycling bin
 $ 5.00

Kitchen Catcher:

small kitchen catcher bin


 standard back yard composter, black

Soil Saver Composting Bin:

 large soil saver composter, black