Thanksgiving Day is Thursday Nov 23rd and may impact your pickup schedule

Peterborough Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

We’re here to help you find the Peterborough garbage pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Peterborough is in Ontario with Petawawa to the northeast, North Bay and Kawartha Lakes to the northwest, Clarington to the southwest, Belleville and Kingston to the southeast.

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.

Peterborough Garbage Collection Calendar 2023

For normal garbage collections schedules, visit https://www.peterborough.ca/en/city-services/collection-schedule-and-events.aspx

Garbage Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

Curbside garbage collection takes place every week, usually on the same day every week, except for holiday exceptions. Check your collection calendar here. https://www.peterborough.ca/en/city-services/collection-schedule-and-events.aspx

Peterborough Garbage Collection Map

Peterborough Garbage Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://peterborough-largepickup.esolg.ca for find the collection day for your bulk waste.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Mattresses & box springs are $30.00 each and do not count as first item.
  • To arrange the purchase of the large article service
    ▫ In person at City Hall by 4:30 p.m. Tuesday prior to collection date
        OR  
    ▫ On-line by 11:59 p.m. Tuesday prior to collection date.

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Building materials, automobile parts, televisions and monitors are not accepted at the curb.

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 Peterborough 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.peterborough.ca/en/city-services/recycling.aspx

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Peterborough?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://peterborough-largepickup.esolg.ca

What day is garbage pickup?

To find garbage pickup on your street visit: https://www.peterborough.ca/en/city-services/collection-schedule-and-events.aspx

What time does garbage collection start?

Garbage collection starts at 7 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Peterborough Public Works Department?

Garbage Collection 
791 Webber Ave.
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9J 7A5

T. 705-742-7777 ext. 2900
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Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Peterborough garbage 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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