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Providing curbside waste and recycling collection to all residents within the City of Kawartha Lakes. Together we successfully diverted 39% of all waste from our landfills in 2012.

Let’s continue to ‘Be Waste Wise and Sort it Out’!

What Can I Recycle?


Recycling Containers

All items listed below may be purchased at any City Municipal Service Centre and some local libraries. Please call to confirm availability. Note, some larger items must be pre-ordered and will require 1-2 business days for pick-up.

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Residential/ Commercial Containers


Apartment/ Desk-side 4 gallon blue and green boxes


Standard 16 gallon blue and 14 gallon green boxes


Extra large 22 gallon blue boxes (for containers only)


Commercial Recycling Carts

(Not available for residential collection)


65 gallon blue and green carts


95 gallon blue carts (for container recycling only)


Rain Barrels


Flat-back model (205L)




Backyard composters (80 gallons)


Kitchen compost pails (2 gallons)


City of Kawartha Lakes Dual Whiteboard/Corkboard



Prices include tax and may be subject to change.

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