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Round-Up Days

In support of the recycling efforts of our residents, the City’s Waste Management Division will once again be offering residents the opportunity to conveniently drop-off their unused Hazardous Household Waste, electronics small appliances, and bulky plastics at 4 Round-Up Days events being held throughout the City of Kawartha Lakes during May, June and July.

Materials collected:

  • Household Hazardous Waste (oils, cleaners, paints and more)
  • Electronics, small appliances, batteries, CDs/DVDs
  • Bulky, hard plastics (laundry baskets, tote bins, plastic chairs, milk crates, pet carriers, etc.) Items must be under 1 cubic metre with all non-plastic parts removed.

Events run from 8 am – 12 pm. All materials accepted free of charge.

May 27 – Manvers

June 10 – Coboconk

June 24 – Fenelon Falls

July 8 – Bobcaygeon

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, stains and solvents
  • Gardening and pest control products
  • Personal care products such as nail polish remover, hairspray etc.


  • 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

Important: 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

Backyard Composters will be available for sale during Round-Up Days at regular price, with a free kitchen catcher provided while supplies last.

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