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Waste management provisions altered to serve the public

3 bag waste collection limit

3 bag limit for waste collection


Kawartha Lakes – In order to ensure public and staff safety and prevent the spread of COVID-19, the following waste management provisions have been put in place.

  • Curbside waste collection bag limit is increased to 3 bags weekly while landfills remain closed to public access, effective April 6.
  • Curbside waste continues as scheduled.
  • Seasonal curbside collection begins May 4. For residents arriving to their seasonal residences before May 4, please let us know by using the online reporting tool at and choose Waste Collection/Recycling, or call 705-324-9411 extension 1118.
  • All landfills are closed to the public. The Lindsay/Ops Landfill is open to commercial account holders only from 10am to 4pm, Monday to Thursday.

Waste management inquiries and service requests can be submitted online at For frequently asked questions about waste and recycling, visit our website.


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