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Public Service Announcement

Changes to the waste collection schedule for Easter holidays

WHITBY, ON April 10, 2014 – The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department would like to remind residents of changes to scheduled curbside waste collection due to the upcoming Easter holidays.

WHEN:

Residents of Ajax, Brock, Clarington, Pickering, Scugog and Uxbridge who have Green Bin, Blue Box, yard waste or garbage collection scheduled for Friday, April 18 (Good Friday) will have their waste picked up on Saturday, April 19.

Oshawa and Whitby residents with Blue Box collection scheduled for Friday, April 18 will have their waste picked up on Saturday, April 19. In addition, Blue Box collection scheduled for Monday, April 21 (Easter Monday) will be moved to Tuesday, April 22. This shift will continue throughout the week, ending with Friday, April 25 collections being moved to Saturday, April 26 in the City of Oshawa and the Town of Whitby only. Garbage and Green Bin collection for Oshawa and Whitby residents is the responsibility of the individual municipalities, not the Region of Durham. These residents are asked to check their waste calendars, or contact their local municipality, regarding collection of these items during the Easter weekend. 

Also in observance of Good Friday, the Region of Durham’s waste management facilities, Waste Management Call Centre and the household hazardous waste depot in Pickering will be closed on Friday, April 18.

WHY:

These changes are taking place in observance of Good Friday and Easter Monday.

NOTE:

For more information, please contact the Region of Durham, Works Department at 905-579-5264 (toll-free at 1-800-667-5671), email waste@durham.ca or visit www.durham.ca/waste.

 

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