Stacy Gerow

988 County Road 10
Millbrook, ON. L0A 1G0

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Garbage, Recycling and Hazardous Waste

Garbage Information

Garbage bag.
Curbside Pick-Up
Millbrook Ward - Friday
North Monaghan Ward - Wednesday
Cavan Ward - Friday


Holiday Garbage and Recycling Schedule

Please be advised, that the Transfer Station will be closed on Friday, December 25th and Saturday December 26th, 2015 and will re-open for regular hours on Monday, December 28th, 2015. The Transfer Station is also closed on Friday, January 1st, 2016 and will re-open for regular business hours on Saturday January 2nd, 2016.

Both Christmas Day and New Year's Day garbage and recycling pick-ups will move ahead to Saturday December 26th and January 2nd respectively.

Wednesday curbside garbage and recycling will not change over the holiday season.

Bags Tags

Additional 2015 bag tags may be purchased for $2.25 each at designated vendors until January 3, 2016:

  • Bailieboro General Store (200 County Road 28, Bailieboro)
  • Calhoun's Foodland (6 Centre Street, Millbrook)
  • Transfer Station (1427 Syer Line, Cavan)
  • Municipal Office (988 County Rd 10, Millbrook)
  • Daisy Mart (44 King Street West, Millbrook)
  • Millbrook Convenience (13 Tupper Street, Millbrook)
  • Millbrook Home Hardware (13 King Street East, Millbrook)
  • Mount Pleasant Convenience Store (2449 Queen Mary Street, Cavan)


No Bag Tags Required for 2016 Curbside Garbage Collection

Please be advised that as of January 4, 2016 bag tags are no longer required for curbside collection. Residents can dispose a maximum of two bags per week at the curbside without bag tags. Commercial property owners who are presently served by curbside can dispose a maximum of four bags per week without tags.

Residents who choose the bag tag program and dispose of their garbage at the Transfer Station will not be permitted to utilize curbside collection. Residents wishing to use this program will need to register for their tags at the Municipal Office. Tipping fees will still apply for any excess waste at the Transfer Station.

The municipality is trying to decrease the amount of garbage disposal throughout the entire Township.

Please reduce, reuse and recycle.

Mattress Recycling Program

Please be advised that on September 1, 2015 the County and City of Peterborough will be introducing a new recycling program for mattresses and box springs. Studies indicate that approximately 11,000 mattresses and box springs find their way to the Peterborough City/County Waste Management Facility every year. The Township of Cavan Monaghan will be joining the mattress program and therefore, as of August 1, 2015, the Transfer Station will no longer be accepting mattresses and box springs.

Mattresses and box springs must now be taken to the Peterborough City/County Waste Management Facility located at 1260 Bensfort Road. The cost is $10.00 per unit.  

Please click here for more information.

Re-Use Centre

The Transfer Station has a re-use centre on site. Residents are able to drop off gently-used items that other residents may find useful. Please be advised that textiles and/or clothing are not accepted in the re-use centre.

Transfer Station (1427 Syer Line, 705-932-5445)

Transfer Station Hours


 Monday 9:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m
 Friday 9:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m
 Saturday 9:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m

Note: When a holiday falls on a Monday, the Transfer Station will be open on the Tuesday 9:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.

Orange tree leaf.Leaf and Brush Curbside Collection

Leaf and brush curbside collection in the Township is scheduled for the following dates:

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Thursday, November 5, 2015


Please have brush bundled in 3 foot lengths and leaves in paper leaf bags at the curbside by 7:00 a.m. Bag tags are not required for leaf bags.

If pick-up dates are missed, green waste may be taken to the Peterborough Landfill, located at 1260 Bensfort Road.

Recycling Information

The County of Peterborough is responsible for collecting the blue box recyclables on a weekly basis. Blue boxes may be purchased at the Municipal Office (988 County Rd 10) and/or Transfer Station (1427 Syer Line) for $5.00 each. Please see Recycling Information for a list of what you can and cannot place in your blue box containers.

Blue box recycling bin.Blue Box Collection Pick-Up
Cavan Ward - Friday
Millbrook Ward - Friday
North Monaghan Ward - Wednesday

For more information on recycling, visit the County of Peterborough website or by telephone at 705-775-2737. The service provider is Progressive Waste Solutions they can be reached at 705-742-4268 for any recycling collection inquiries.

Caution hazardous waste sign.


Hazardous Waste Information

Please take household hazardous waste and electronics to the Pido Road Depot. Read   Hazardous Waste Information or visit the County of Peterborough website for more information.

Electronic Waste Information

The Transfer Station accepts Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Material.

The following Electronics are accepted at the Transfer Station:

  • Audio and video players
  • Cameras
  • Cellular phones, PDAs and pagers
  • Computer Peripherals, laptops and desktop
  • Copiers
  • Equalizers/(pre) amplifiers
  • Microwaves
  • Monitors
  • Power Supplies
  • Printing Devices
  • Printer Cartridges
  • Radios, Speakers
  • Receivers
  • Scanners
  • Telephones (physical and accessories)
  • Televsions
  • Tuners
  • Turntable
  • Typewrites
  • UPS Batteries
  • Video Players/Projectors
  • Wires
  • Servers
  • Networking Equipment

*The Township recommends removing all personal and private information from Electronic equipment prior to disposal.

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