We’re here to help you find the Petawawa garbage pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.
If there’s a change to your normal garbage collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.
Petawawa Garbage Collection Calendar 2023
For normal garbage collections schedules, visit https://www.petawawa.ca/residents/public-works/waste-management/
Garbage Pick Up Holidays
Here you can see the city-observed holidays.
- New Years Day
- Family Day
- Good Friday
- Easter Sunday
- Easter Monday
- Canada Day
- Civic Holiday
- Labour Day
- Christmas Day
- Boxing Day
If holiday falls on Friday, collection moves ahead one day, please check collection calendar for changes.
Petawawa Garbage Collection Map
Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023
To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.petawawa.ca/residents/public-works/waste-management/spring-large-item-collection-notice-9194.html
Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup
Material must be manageable by two (2) people and cannot exceed 80 lbs (36kg), 27 ft3 (.76m3) or 6ft (1.8m)
Materials must be sorted into 4 separate piles (Scrap Metal & Non-Freon Metal Appliances, Freon Appliances, Acceptable Large Household items, Electronic Waste
Scrap Metal & Non-Freon Metal Appliances:
- BBQ’s stainless steel sinks, bikes, exercise equipment, microwave
- Non-Freon Appliances: oven, washer, dryer, dishwasher
- Fridge, freezers, air conditioners, water coolers, dehumidifiers. (Freon does not have to be removed. Remove lids & doors from fridges/freezers
- Artificial Christmans Tree (removed from cardboard box)
- Broken garbage cans, plastic totes, etc. must be labeled “For Collection”
- Carpets & Underlay
- Furniture (desks & couches)
- Plastic – large bulky household plastic items
- Pool covers
- Luggage & hockey bags larger than 9” x 14″ x 22”
- Mops, brooms, shovels, & rakes (non-metal)
Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup
- Construction/ Renovation Materials
- Bathtubs, toilets, vanities, cupboards, countertops, sinks (non-metal)
- Vinyl siding, shingles
- Windows & doors
- Wood (lumber, plywood, etc.)
- Wood pallets
- Propane tanks
- Plastic flower pots & trays
- Hazardous waste
- Glass table tops (broken glass is acceptable tightly wrapped in a cardboard box or in a rigid reusable container, clearly labeled broken glass set out for regular garbage collection)
- Clothing & textiles
- Bagged garbage
- Cardboard boxes
- Items smaller than 9” x 14” x 22” or items than can fit into a standard garbage bag or can
Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.
If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.
Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.
There are a number of junk removal services in Petawawa and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.
Recycling Collection Calendar 2023
Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://www.petawawa.ca/download.php?dl=YToyOntzOjI6ImlkIjtzOjM6IjEzMiI7czozOiJrZXkiO2k6Mzt9
Frequently Asked Questions
When is bulk pickup in Petawawa?
To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.petawawa.ca/residents/public-works/waste-management/spring-large-item-collection-notice-9194.html
What day is trash pickup?
To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.petawawa.ca/download.php?dl=YToyOntzOjI6ImlkIjtzOjM6IjEzMiI7czozOiJrZXkiO2k6MTt9
What time does trash collection start?
Trash collection starts at 5:00 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.
How can I contact the Petawawa Customer Service?
Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre
900 Woito Station Road, RR#4
Email: [email protected]
Did we miss anything?
Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Petawawa trash pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.