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Commercial Collection


6:00 a.m. set out at the curb in designated downtown cores in Lindsay, Bobcaygeon, and Fenelon Falls.



7:00 a.m. set out at the curb for all other locations.



4 garbage bag weekly limit (40 pounds or 18 kilograms per bag).  All extra bags must be tagged with $3.00 bag tags.

Hazardous waste materials will not be collected curbside.

Your weekly recycling collection limit is 4 cubic yards of recyclables or 4 roll-out carts (65 and 95 gallon).


Collection Musts:

  • Please ensure all containers in recycling are rinsed of all residues.
  • Make sure all cardboard is broken down into manageable bundles no larger than the size of a green box.  Maximum size 2ft X 2ft X 2ft (61cm X 61cm X 61cm).
  • Oversized materials hinder the operation of collection vehicles and will be left behind. Bagged recycling will not be collected.

Too much garbage and recycling?

The City of Kawartha Lakes Solid Waste By-Law 2007- 024 requires that loads of waste brought to landfill sites contain no more than 20% divertible materials.  Failure to comply will result in a written warning for the first offence; further non-compliance will result in significantly increased tipping fees.

If your business is producing more than the weekly set out limit, private waste haulers are available to handle the larger quantities.

A new landfill load inspection program has been implemented to encourage your participation in diversion programs.

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