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Public Service Announcement

Reuse Days return; donate household items to charities

WHITBY, ON March 12, 2015

The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department would like to remind residents
to drop off reusable items, free of charge, at Reuse Day. The items will be donated to Habitat for Humanity ReStores (Ajax, Oshawa and Uxbridge locations), and one of the following partner organizations: Canadian Diabetes Association, Goodwill or the Salvation Army.  

WHEN:

Saturday, March 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE:

Durham Region Waste Management Centre, 4600 Garrard Rd., Whitby.

WHY:

Reuse Days is a program to help divert quality, reusable items from landfill such as bedding, furniture, appliances, cabinets, countertops and most other reusable renovation materials. At ReuseDays, partnering charities are working together with the Region to take all good-quality, reusable household items and building materials.

NOTE:

Only good-quality items, deemed to be suitable for reuse by charities, will be accepted. Garbage, household hazardous waste and unwanted electronics will not be accepted. Materials refused by charities must be removed by residents for disposal at one of the Region’s waste management facilities (fees will apply). 

For more information on Reuse Days, including a list of acceptable items, please visit www.durham.ca/wasteevents or call 1-800-667-5671.

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For more information, please contact Corporate Communications.