The Regional Municipality of Durham


Public Service Announcement

Drop off electronic waste for free in Brock Township

WHITBY, ON June 14, 2016

The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department, invites residents to drop off Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE), free of charge, at a special upcoming collection event.

WHEN:

Saturday, June 25, from 8 a.m. to noon, rain or shine.

WHERE:

Beaverton Community Centre, 176 Main St. W., Beaverton.

WHY:

To provide Durham residents with a convenient, free collection service to properly recycle their electronics, while keeping toxic materials out of the environment. Examples of electronic waste include: cellular phones, audio and video players, VCRs and DVD players, stereos and receivers, computer peripherals, printing devices, televisions, personal digital assistants and pagers, cameras and radios, telephones, desktop computers, monitors, camcorders and portable computers. Residents should erase personal information from hard drives and SIM cards before bringing their electronics for recycling.

NOTE:

Residents are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item, to be donated to a local food bank (please check expiration dates).

For more information, including tips for preparing to attend a collection event, visit www.durham.ca/wasteevents. To learn more about waste management in Durham, download the Durham Region Waste app.
 

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For more information, please contact Corporate Communications.