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Medical Waste Register

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The City of Kawartha Lakes has created a Medical Waste Register for residents and medical professional who find themselves setting out waste at the curb in excess of the two-bag limit.  The purpose of this register is to offer a supply of garbage bag tags at no cost, to manage the extra waste produced due to in-home treatment.

To qualify for the Medical Waste Register

  1. Obtain/ print a copy of the Medical Waste Patient Certification Form (PDF) (Word)
  2. Complete the appropriate sections of the above form
  3. Take the above form to your medical practitioner to confirm (provide signature) that in-home treatment is taking place and extra waste may be produced. 
  4. Mail the completed form to Waste Management Department, City of Kawartha Lakes, 12 Peel Street, PO BOX 9000, Lindsay, Ontario, K9V 5R8 or email recycle@city.kawarthalakes.on.ca or fax 705-328-3122.

This program will only address the needs of residents undergoing medical treatment.  Large families and other individuals and/or businesses who cannot meet set out limits will not be eligible for this program.

For more information contact 705-324-9411 ext. 2360.

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