The Regional Municipality of Durham

Public Service Announcement

Don't let windy weather litter your neighbourhood

WHITBY, ON April 29, 2014 – With the recent windy weather conditions, The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department would like to remind residents and businesses to help reduce litter in the community, during waste collection days.

Recyclables set out at the curb for Blue Box collection, including containers and paper materials, can blow away during windy weather. Follow these tips to help keep waste at the curb, rather than becoming neighbourhood litter:

For more set-out tips and other waste management information, visit

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