The Regional Municipality of Durham


Public Service Announcement

Spring cleaning? Donate unwanted items to charity at Reuse Days

WHITBY, ON April 08, 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 Thrift Store.  

WHEN:

Saturday, April 18, 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 including bedding, furniture, appliances, cabinets, countertops and most other reusable renovation materials. At Reuse Days, partnering charities are working together 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 unwanted 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.

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For more information, please contact Corporate Communications.