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Public Service Announcement

Donate household items to charities at Reuse Day

WHITBY, ON May 05, 2016

The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department is encouraging residents
to drop off reusable items, free of charge, at Reuse Days. The items will be donated to Habitat for Humanity ReStores (Ajax, Oshawa and Uxbridge locations), the Canadian Diabetes Association and the Salvation Army Thrift Store.

WHEN:

Saturday, May 14, 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 the waste stream, including: clothing, textiles, furniture, appliances, cabinets, countertops and most other reusable renovation materials. At Reuse Days, partnering charities work with the Region to accept 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 electronics will not be accepted. Materials refused by charities must be removed by residents or disposed of 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. To learn more about waste management in Durham, visit www.durham.ca/waste or download the Durham Region Waste app.

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For more information, please contact Corporate Communications.