The Regional Municipality of Durham


Public Service Announcement

Residents invited to pick up free compost in Uxbridge

WHITBY, ON May 12, 2016

In appreciation of a continued community-wide commitment to the Regional organics collection programs, residents are invited to pick up compost, free of charge at a special event.

WHEN:

Saturday, May 28, from 8 a.m. to noon, rain or shine

WHERE:

Uxbridge Arena, 291 Brock St. W., Uxbridge

WHY:

To provide residents with free compost made from organics collected in the Region’s curbside Green Bin and Leaf and Yard Waste programs. Residents should bring a shovel and containers to carry compost. Compost is available on a first-come, first served basis and is limited to four blue boxes of compost per vehicle. Green bins, blue boxes and backyard composters will also be available for purchase (cash only);c and broken bins can be exchanged for free (please ensure they are clean and odour-free).

NOTE:

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

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.