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Public Service Announcement

Reuse Days is back for 2017; first event scheduled for March 18

WHITBY, ON March 10, 2017

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), Diabetes Canada and the Salvation Army Thrift Store.

WHEN:

Saturday, March 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This is the first Reuse Days event of the year; monthly Reuse Days will continue until October.

WHERE:

Durham Region Waste Management Centre, 4600 Garrard Road, 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 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 and may be disposed of at one of the Region’s waste management facilities (fees may 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.