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2024 Round Up Days date changes

A man recycling broken mobile phones

A man recycling broken mobile phones

Kawartha Lakes – Round Up Days are returning this summer! Please note that some of the Round Up Day dates in your 2024 Municipal Calendar are incorrect.

The correct dates are listed below:

Carden Round Up Day, Saturday June 29 (same date as calendar):
   Carden Recreation Centre, 258 Lake Dalrymple Rd, Sebright, ON L0K 1W0

Manvers Round Up Day, Saturday July 6:
   Rolling Hills Public School, 694 ON-7A, Bethany, ON L0A 1A0

Coboconk Round Up Day, Saturday July 20:
   Coboconk Road’s Depot, 2863 CKL #48, Coboconk

Bobcaygeon Round Up Day, Saturday August 24:
   Bobcaygeon Public School, 30 Balaclava St, Bobcaygeon, ON K0M 1A0

Round Up Day events are a great opportunity for residents to drop off their household hazardous waste, textiles, bulky plastics and electronics to our Waste Management team for recycling.

All Round Up Days run from 8am to 12pm on the day of the event. All eligible materials will be accepted free of charge.

What waste items can be dropped off at Round Up Days?

Household Hazardous Waste

  • Automotive products, batteries, paints and solvents, household products, empty tanks and containers, personal care products, products that contain mercury, pesticides and fertilizers. 


  • Clothing: active wear, bathing suits, bathrobes, belts, ties, coats, dresses, hats, jeans, pants, parkas, purses, scarves, shirts, skirts, socks, sweaters, t-shirts, undergarments, and uniforms.
  • Footwear: athletic shoes, boots, cleats, dress shoes, high heels, running shoes, slip-ons, slippers, loafers, and sneakers.
  • Linens: bedding, blankets, comforters, curtains, cushions, mats, oven mitts, pillows, rags, sewing fabric, sheets, sleeping bags, stuffed toys, towels, and wash cloths.
  • Please Note: ripped and stained textile items will be accepted for recycling.

Bulky Plastics

  • Items accepted include plastic beverage crates (milk crates), clean plastic drums, totes, empty garbage cans, recycling bins, plastic lawn furniture and clean plastic buckets or pails.
  • Items must be greater than 10 litres or 10 kilograms capacity (2.5 gallon) and up to and including the size of Kawartha Lakes’ largest recycling bin (95 gallon).

Back by popular demand, the Electronics Bin returns to all Round Up Day events this year!

  • Items accepted include computers and all accessories (headphones, mice, keyboards, etc.), networking equipment (servers, switches, routers, etc.), mobile devices (cell phones, tablets, mp3 players, e-readers, etc.), displays (flat screen TVs, monitors), printers (copiers, fax machines, scanners, etc.), audio/video equipment (cable boxes, DVD/CD players, projectors, cameras, stereo systems, etc.), small appliances (microwave, toaster, kettle, blender/mixer, slow cooker, coffee maker, etc.), game systems, games, DVDs, and CDs.

The following items will not be accepted at our Round Up Days: toys, rubber, tarps, carpet, liners, pool covers, dock barrels, PVC/ABS pipes, vinyl siding, boat wrap, coolers and anything that contained metal.

Visit the Round Up Days page on our website to learn more.

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