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Large Article Collection


The City of Peterborough Waste Management Division will hold six large article collection events in 2018. The first collection takes place on Monday, April 23, 2018. The remaining dates are: 

• Monday, May 28, 2018
• Monday, June 25, 2018
• Monday, July 23, 2018
• Monday, August 27, 2018
• Monday, September 24, 2018

For a fee, the City will pick up items larger than the weekly allowance, such as furniture and appliances. The cost for this service is $20.00 for the first item and $5.00 for any additional item. 

Mattresses and box springs which are sent to be recycled, will also be collected. These will be collected separately from large articles and will cost $20.00 each. 

Two easy methods are available for City residents to book and pay for large article collection: 

 1. The City’s on-line booking tool: Choose the collection date you prefer, the items you want collected and set up an account with your credit card number for payment. Cut-off is the end of the day on Thursday, April 19, 2018 

 2. In person at City Hall, 500 George Street North or the Public Works Office at 182 Townsend Street until 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, 2018. 

 For more details, please call the Waste Management Division at 705-742-7777 extension 1657.


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