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Textile Reuse And Recycling Now Available In Kawartha Lakes

KAWARTHA LAKES-The City of Kawartha Lakes has partnered with Talize Inc./Recycling Rewards to create a textile reuse and recycling pilot program.

Residents can now drop off textile items at any our five landfill sites.

Textile materials are free to drop off but must be placed inside clear bags. Items that are stained or ripped are allowed. Waste Management is currently looking into details on curbside collection so please stay tuned for more information in the coming months.

The following items can be donated in the new textile bins:

Clothing Footwear Linens
  • Active wear
  • Bathing suits
  • Bathrobes
  • Belts/Ties
  • Coats
  • Dresses
  • Hats
  • Jeans
  • Pants
  • Parkas
  • Purses
  • Scarves
  • Shirts
  • Skirts
  • Socks
  • Sweaters
  • T-shirts
  • Undergarments
  • Uniforms
  • Athletic shoes
  • Boots
  • Cleats
  • Dress shoes
  • High heels
  • Running shoes
  • Slip-ons
  • Slippers
  • Loafers
  • Sneakers
  • Bedding
  • Blankets
  • Comforters
  • Curtains
  • Cushions
  • Mats
  • Oven mitts
  • Pillows
  • Rags
  • Sewing fabric
  • Sheets
  • Sleeping bags
  • Stuffed toys
  • Towels
  • Wash cloths

Other diversion programs
There are a variety of different programs in place that offer the opportunity to divert items from entering our landfills. From mattresses to electronics, scrap metal to construction materials, all of these items and more can be recycled instead of tossed away. Click here for more information: https://www.kawarthalakes.ca/en/waste-and-recycling.aspx

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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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