Organics and Compost

The County of Peterborough and the Township of North Kawartha have installed Moloks at the Anstruther Transfer Station, for the year-round collection of organic material (see list below). The material can be brought in, using any container. If the material is in a paper (not plastic) bag, the bag also qualifies as organic material. 

Residents wishing to participate in this program can purchase organics & recycling pails and containers at the Anstruther Transfer Station.

Acceptable Material:

  • Bread, rice and grains
  • Cooked foods
  • Coffee grounds and filters
  • Dairy products
  • Eggs and shells
  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Hair and fur
  • Meat, fish fat and bones
  • Plant trimmings
  • Tea bags and leaves

Non-acceptable Material:

  • Plastic of any kind. Including biodegradable and compostable plastics.

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