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Petawawa Garbage Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

We’re here to help you find the Petawawa garbage pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Petawawa is in Ontario, Canada, with North Bay to the northwest, Kingston and Belleville to the south, Ottawa and Gatineau to the east.

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 2024

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
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day 
  • Boxing Day

If holiday falls on Friday, collection moves ahead one day, please check collection calendar for changes. 

Petawawa Garbage Collection Map

Petawawa Garbage Pickup Schedule Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

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

Freon Appliances:

  • Fridge, freezers, air conditioners, water coolers, dehumidifiers. (Freon does not have to be removed. Remove lids & doors from fridges/freezers

Large items:

  • Artificial Christmans Tree (removed from cardboard box)
  • Boxspring/mattresses
  • 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)

Electric Waste:

  • TV’s
  • Computers
  • Radios
  • Speakers

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Construction/ Renovation Materials
  • Bathtubs, toilets, vanities, cupboards, countertops, sinks (non-metal)
  • Concrete
  • Drywall
  • Flooring
  • 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)
  • Tires
  • 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 2024

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
Pembroke, ON
K8A 6W5
Phone: 613-735-7537
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.

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