Ontario has transitioned into the recovery phase with the new Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act. While the provincial declaration of emergency has ended, the new act will provide the province with the necessary flexibility to address the ongoing risks and effects of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Peterborough Public Health COVID-19 Workplace Toolkit COVID-19 for businesses and workplaces

Effective August 1, 2020, Peterborough Public Health  directive for mandatory face coverings including the Municipality of Trent Lakes. More info...

Peterborough Public Health Unit  Where to get COVID-19 tested info.

Report Covid-19 non-compliance to OPP at 1-888-310-1122.  Report after hours By-Law complaint to 705-738-3800, ext. 311.

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Recycling Products

Recycling Products Available

Recycling, electronic and hazardous waste is managed by the County of Peterborough. For information on the recycling contract, please visit the County of Peterborough website.

A limited number of recycling bins, organic composters and digesters are available to purchase from the Municipal Office of  Trent Lakes, 760 County Road 36, Trent Lakes.

Residents interested in purchasing any of the following items should contact the Municipal Public Works Administrative Assistant by phone at 705-738-3800 to confirm availability and reserve for purchase and pickup.

Blue Box: $6.00

Blue in the Loo: $3.00

Small blue recycle bin with words Blue in the Loo in white lettering on it for small bathroom recyclables

Backyard Composter and Digester

The following PDF links outline the differences between composters and digesters:

Composter Information (pdf – 240KB)
Digester Information (pdf – 212KB)

You can get help purchasing or starting your backyard composter or digester from Peterborough County through their “Garbage to Garden” Program. For more information contact Peterborough County’s Public Works – Waste Management at (705) 775-2737.

Composters: $30.00

Freegarden Earth composter

Digester: $55.00

black digester composter