Posts Categorized: Waste Management

Easter Weekend Garbage and Recycling Collection

Please note the following; Recycling Collection: Good Friday (March 30th) recycling collection is cancelled. Easter Monday (April 2nd) collected as usual. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact BFI at 705-742-4268. Garbage Collection Good Friday (March 30th) garbage collection is moved to Thursday, March 29th. Easter Monday (April 2nd) collected as usual. If… Read more »

Grace Period for Clear Garbage Bags ending March 12, 2018

The grace period for residents and businesses to transition to clear garbage bags in the Township of Douro-Dummer will come to an end on Monday, March 12, 2018. Starting on this date, opaque garbage bags will not be collected at the curb nor will they be accepted at the Hall’s Glen Transfer Station. Curbside waste collectors and… Read more »

Peterborough County Waste Management Master Plan Survey

Peterborough County is asking residents to provide ideas which will be considered as they update their Waste Management Master Plan. Please take the time to let them know how you think Waste Management should look in the County of Peterborough through their short survey. Don’t forget to use the Searchable Waste Portal to help sort your household wastes… Read more »

Family Day 2018 Recycling & Garbage Collection

Family Day 2018 Garbage and Recycling Collection Schedule (pdf – 116KB) Please note the following: Recycling Collection: Monday Collection is cancelled. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact BFI at 705-742-4268. Garbage Collection: Monday Garbage Collection is moved to Tuesday and Tuesday Garbage Collection is moved to Wednesday. If you have any questions or… Read more »

Recycling Collection on Monday, January 29, 2018

Road conditions posed some challenges for Monday recycling collection (January 29, 2018). The roads impacted included Little Chipmunk Road, Lake Edge Road, Miles Shore Road, Golf Course Road, and many private roads. If you did not receive recycling collection, please hold your material until next week or drop it off at the Halls Glen Transfer… Read more »

Waste Collection on Monday, January 15, 2018

Road conditions posed some challenges for Monday garbage collection (January 15, 2018). The roads impacted included Julia Shore Road East, South Bay Shore Road – only collected up to #1810, and Miles Shore Road. If you did not receive garbage collection, please hold your material until next week or visit Halls Glen Transfer Station. M&M… Read more »

Green “OOPS!” Stickers on Garbage

Township staff are travelling the garbage routes ahead of the garbage collection trucks to assess how residents and businesses are transitioning to the Clear Bag Program. Feedback to date is positive, a very large percentage of residents have made the transition–thank you for your efforts! Residents that continue to use opaque bags are being left green “OOPS!”… Read more »

“My Waste” App

The My Waste App gives you the power to use your smart phone to help sort waste into the appropriate stream. The app also offers an up to date calendar detailing collection dates, holidays, and special waste events in your area. The My Waste app is available through Google Play and the Apple App Store. Visit… Read more »

The Clear Bag Program is here!

Clear garbage bags are now mandatory in the Township of Douro-Dummer. Information is available online to help guide residents and businesses. The Searchable Waste Portal is available through the Peterborough County Recycling and Garbage website, on it you will find the Waste Wizard which allows you to search by waste item to determine whether the item should go… Read more »

2017 Holiday Schedule

The Municipal Office of the Township of Douro-Dummer will be closed beginning on December 22, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. and will re-open on January 2, 2018 at 8:30 a.m.  Please see Holiday Information (pdf – 883KB) for details regarding waste management, public skating, and the Douro-Dummer public library over the holidays. We wish you and your family… Read more »