The Regional Municipality of Durham

Public Service Announcement

Drop off electronic waste in Oshawa on Sept. 24

WHITBY, ON September 16, 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.


Saturday, Sept. 24, from 8 a.m. to noon, rain or shine


Lakeview Park parking lot, Kluane Avenue, Oshawa


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.


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 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.