The Regional Municipality of Durham


Public Service Announcement

Blue Box collection changes for Victoria Day long weekend

WHITBY, ON May 09, 2016

The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department would like to remind Oshawa and Whitby residents of changes to scheduled curbside Blue Box collection due to the upcoming Victoria Day long weekend.

WHEN:

May 23 to 28.

WHERE:

Residents in the City of Oshawa and the Town of Whitby will temporarily have their collection moved to the following day.

This means that residents with collection scheduled for Monday, May 23 will temporarily have their collection moved to Tuesday, May 24. This shift will continue throughout the week until collection scheduled for Friday, May 27 is moved to Saturday, May 28.

Garbage and green bin collection for Oshawa and Whitby residents is the responsibility of the individual municipalities, not the Region of Durham. These residents are asked to check their waste calendars or contact their local municipality regarding collection of these items during the Victoria Day holiday.

WHY:

These changes are taking place in observance of Victoria Day.

NOTE:

Residents are reminded to have Blue Box materials at the curb by 7 a.m. on the day of collection. For more information, please visit www.durham.ca/waste, email waste@durham.ca or call 905-579-5264 (toll-free at 1-800-667-5671) or download the Durham Region Waste App.

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