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Posted Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Blue Box Giveaway 2018The County will be giving away Blue Boxes to celebrate National Public Works Week from May 22nd – May 25th. Locations will be posted on the County’s events calendar at  http://calendar.ptbocounty.ca/Default/Month .
Limit one box per household.  Residents may not pick up boxes for others. Quantities will be limited; first come, first served.

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Posted Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Causeway Clean Marine Logo Peterborough County is excited to announce the launch of the Clean Marine Campaign!
The Clean Marine campaign was created by Peterborough County to try to raise awareness and promote responsible and respectable environmental actions to address the increased litter throughout the County.
Today at the BEL Rotary Park at the James A. Gifford Causeway, Warden Taylor officially launched the Clean Marine campaign along with a ceremonial cast to kick off the walleye fishing...

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Posted Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Free Community Screening of Niigaanibatowaad:FrontRunnersYou're Invited!  Free Community Screening of Niigaanibatowaad:FrontRunners   Wednesday, May 16th Doors open at 6:30pm, film begins at 7:00pm  at the Wenjack Theatre,  Trent University
This story is cited by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Report as an example of what is possible in art and sport in terms of reconciliation. Three of the original ten runners from the 1967 Winnipeg Pan Am Games torch run will be present for a post-screening discussion!
For...

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Posted Friday, May 04, 2018

Selwyn: Otonabee Conservation has removed the visitor entrance fee for the Selwyn Beach Conservation Area. Effective immediately, day visitors will no longer be required to pay the day use entrance fee to enjoy the conservation area.
“Visitors to the Selwyn Beach Conservation Area will have access to the sandy beach for swimming (unsupervised), the boat launch and docking area, hiking trails and open greenspace,” explains Jessie James, Manager, Conservation Lands...

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Posted Wednesday, May 02, 2018

On Tuesday, May 29th, the Hazardous Waste Site at the Smith Landfill (1480 8th Line) will open for the season. 
To kick-off the new season, for one day only (Tuesday, May 29th from 9:00AM to 1:00PM), the Waste Management Staff will be collecting:
Child safety car seats
Media (CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes)
Shredding Paper
Hard Cover Books
Styrofoam (polystyrene)
**NEW! Textile Recycling (all clothing and footwear, incl. undergarments, towels, bedding,...

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