News & Notices

The Town Hall Municipal Parking Lot

Closed for Reconstruction - Thursday September 17, 2020 to Friday October 2, 2020

Please be advised that starting Thursday September 17, 2020 to, Friday October 2, 2020 the Town Hall Municipal parking lot will be closed for reconstruction. Users are kindly asked to arrange alternate parking for the duration of the reconstruction.

Please see attached noticed for details regarding area of work. 

If you have any questions please call the Town of Renfrew Department of Development & Works at (613) 432-8166 x 306 or

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ATV Safety Tips & Regulations - OPP Renfrew Detachment

The Renfrew Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), continue to be concerned with All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) usage and people failing to obey the laws concerning their use. Recent incidents in the region prove that off-road vehicles can be extremely dangerous if not used in a safe and responsible manner.

Please see the attached documents for rules that apply to ATVs operated on approved roads:

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September Newsletter

September Newsletter

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NEW Curbside Recycling Collection Program

As of August, a NEW curbside recycling collection program will be starting within the Town of Renfrew. Beginning the week of August 3-7, recycling will begin a weekly rotation of Co-mingled and Fibre collection. There are NO changes to the weekly garbage collection schedule which will remain weekly with a 2 bag/bin residential limit. Please ensure garbage and recycling are curbside by 7:00 a.m. your day of pick up.  

August 3-7 - Co-mingled Container Collection

August 10-14 - Fibre Collection

August 17-21 - Co-mingled Container Collection

August 24-28 - Fibre Collection 

**Only the designated recycling material for that week will be collected.

Click link for full 2020 Waste Collection Calendar


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PUBLIC NOTICE - New Recycling Curbside Collection Contract

Town of Renfrew Signs New Recycling Material Collection Contract with Topps Environmental Solutions

On June 23, 2020 the Renfrew Town Council awarded a three year Recyclable Material Collection Contract to Topps Environmental Solutions (TES) in conjunction with Emterra Environmental for processing recyclable material. The new contract will commence on August 3, 2020 and will run until July 28, 2023.

TES has been fulfilling a temporary recycling contract with the Town since July 2019, and is currently fulfilling a long term contract for curbside garbage collection.

In order to meet the parameters of the new contract, weekly curbside collection for recyclable material will transition from a weekly pick up schedule, to a weekly ROTATION of Co-mingled (glass, plastic, cans, etc) collection and Fibre (paper, cardboard, etc) collection. New collection schedules will be available to all residents indicating which collection material is being collected each week. Please reference our website, facebook page, monthly newsletter OR newspaper ad for more details.  

The regular blue box bin can be used each week with appropriate sorted material included. Please ensure all blue box/bins are placed curbside prior to 7:00 a.m. on your day of collection.

More information regarding garbage, recycling and waste management can be found on our website at, or by contacting the Development & Works Department at 613-432-8166 x 300.

Thank you for your co-operation and understanding over this past year. We greatly appreciate everyone’s patience as we transition into this new service agreement.

The Development & Works Department

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For More COVID-19 Information & Resources:

COVID-19 Provincial Self Assessment Web Tool  -

Federal Updates

Provincial Updates

Public Health Ontario

Renfrew County Virtual Triage Centre:

Renfrew County Virtual Triage Centre - "How It Works"

Renfrew County & District Health Unit

COVID-19 Business Information Line

Town of Renfrew Media Releases

Radio Updates can be heard on the following local radio stations:

MYFM  Renfrew 96.1FM at 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (Municipal Minute Segment)

Valley Heritage Radio 98.7 FM in late morning 

Social Media Updates can be found by following:

Facebook: Corporation of the Town of Renfrew

Instagram: @TownofRenfrew

Twitter: @TownRenfrew

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2020 Burn Permits are Available!

Interested in enjoying a back yard fire in 2020?

The annual outdoor Recreational Open Air Burning permits are available for 2020. They cover the calendar year for the low price of $100.00. If you are interested in appling for a permit click here!

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No Wipes in the Pipes!!

Important Notice

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