The Regional Municipality of Durham


Public Service Announcement

Civic holiday will affect blue box recycling collection schedule

WHITBY, ON August 02, 2017

The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department would like to remind residents of changes to scheduled curbside blue box collection due to the upcoming civic holiday.

WHEN:

August 7 to 12.

WHERE:

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

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.

WHY:

These changes are taking place due to the civic holiday.

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 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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