Leaf and Yard Waste (May 2016)


Spring Leaf and Yard curbside collection will occur once in the spring, residents should take careful note of changes to their pick-up schedule:

If your regular collection day is Monday or Wednesday, your leaf and yard waste will be collected on: Friday, June 3.

If your regular collection day is Tuesday or Thursday, your leaf and yard waste will be collected on: Friday, May 20.

If residents miss their Leaf and Yard collection day, they can take leaf and yard waste to any the City of Kawartha Lakes landfill sites year round, free of charge.

Leaf and Yard material must be contained within brown paper yard waste bags or neatly bundled with string or jute (maximum 3ft. /90 cm in length, less than 40 lbs/18 kgs in weight). Branches must be less than 3 inches in diameter. Plastic bags will not be accepted.

The following items will not be accepted during Leaf & Yard Curbside Collection: Christmas trees, grass clippings, sod, soil, root balls (from planters), stumps and branches over 3 inches in diameter and / or 36 inches in length. These must be brought to a landfill site; charges may apply.

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