The Regional Municipality of Durham


Public Service Announcement

Save unwanted batteries for April curbside collection

WHITBY, ON February 25, 2015

With the upcoming spring time change and local fire departments’ promotion of changing batteries in smoke alarms, The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department would like to remind residents to save their used or unwanted batteries for recycling during the next curbside battery collection.

WHEN:

Curbside battery collection will take place on regular collection days the week of April 20.

WHERE:

Households across Durham Region who currently receive curbside collection services.

WHY:

Batteries are not garbage. Up to 92 per cent of battery components are recyclable and recoverable.

NOTE:

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For more information, please contact Corporate Communications.