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Environmental Round-Up Days for unwanted Hazardous Household Waste, electronics, and bulky plastics

May 12, 2015 - In support of the recycling efforts of our residents, the City of Kawartha Lakes Waste Management Division will once again be offering 4 Environment Round-Up Day events at which residents can drop off their hazardous household waste, electronics, and new this year, bulky plastics, all free-of-charge. Different locations are scheduled for four Saturdays throughout the summer (see below).

In addition, at each Round-Up event, 22-gallon green (fibre/paper) plastic recycling bins will be made available for $5 (while supplies last). Cash only.

Environment Round-Up Days will be held from 9 am to 1 pm at the following locations:

Lindsay

Saturday, June 6th

Fleming College, 200 Albert St. S.

Coboconk

Saturday, June 20th 

Roads Depot, 2863 CKL Road #48

Fenelon Falls

Saturday, July 11th

Community Centre, 27 Veterans Way

Bobcaygeon

Saturday, July 25th 

Roads Depot, 62 Duke Street

Accepted items include:

Household Hazardous Waste

  • Automotive products such as antifreeze, batteries, brake fluid, etc.
  • Household products such as aerosols, cleaning products, smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, etc.
  • Batteries – single-use and rechargeable
  • Hobby supplies such as glue, photography chemicals, etc.
  • Mercury-containing items
  • Paints and solvents
  • Gardening and pest control products
  • Personal care products such as nail polish remover, hairspray etc.

Electronics

  • Computers and peripherals (keyboards, drives and modems)
  • Printers, copiers, scanners, label makers
  • Pagers, fax machines
  • Computer monitors & televisions
  • Digital and non-digital cameras, PDAs, digital picture frames
  • Audio/ video players, video gaming devices, stereo systems, car stereos
  • Telephones, answering machines, cell phones, calculators
  • Small appliances (microwaves, toaster ovens, etc.)
  • Diskettes, CDs, DVDs and VHS tapes
  • Electronic cash registers
  • Power tools

Bulky Plastics

(Remove all non-plastic parts (metal, batteries, etc.). Keep size under one square meter.)

  • lawn furniture
  • children’s toys
  • broken recycling boxes
  • toys (no batteries, wood, metal or wires)
  • large buckets (larger than 5-gallon in size, remove metal handle)
  • milk crates
  • landscape items (edging, trays, etc.)
  • laundry baskets
  • closet organizers
  • dish drainers
  • tote boxes and lids
  • drums (food grade only; no chemical containers)
  • pet carriers
  • flower pots and trays (clean, no soil or plant material)
  • large water bottles (5-gallon or larger)
  • garbage cans/waste baskets
  • shelving
  • trays
  • small automotive parts (bumpers, grills and hubcaps)
  • clothes hangers

For more information, please visit the Waste and Recycling page of the City website at city.kawarthalakes.on.ca

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For more information, please contact:

Jackie Donaldson
Public Education Officer, City of Kawartha Lakes
705-324-9411, x1158

jdonaldson@city.kawarthalakes.on.ca

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