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Public Service Announcement

Recycle old toilets and other porcelain fixtures

WHITBY, ON March 07, 2016

The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department is reminding residents how to conveniently recycle old toilets and other porcelain fixtures.

For residents of Ajax, Brock, Clarington, Pickering, Scugog and Uxbridge, the Region will collect old porcelain toilets, sinks, bath tubs and bidets for recycling, right from the curb. Call the Waste Management Division at 1-800-667-5671 to set up an appointment. If you live in Oshawa or Whitby, contact your local municipality regarding porcelain collection.

Once a collection day is scheduled, residents are asked to separate the tank from the bowl and place the old toilet or other fixture at the curb for collection by 7 a.m. (not the night before). Two-piece toilets that have not been separated will not be collected. The toilet should not be placed in a cardboard box, unless it is broken into smaller pieces.

For more information on waste management programs in Durham Region, visit www.durham.ca/waste or download the Durham Waste App for your Apple or Android device.

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For more information, please contact Corporate Communications.