The Regional Municipality of Durham

Public Service Announcement

Reminder: ensure there are no fire hazards in your household waste!

WHITBY, ON October 02, 2017

The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department is reminding residents to be mindful of fire hazards in household waste. Heat sources and fuel can start fires when waste is stored, collected, transported, sorted and processed.

Please be cautious when disposing of the following items:

For more information about waste management and proper disposal options in Durham Region, visit and click on “Know before you throw,” or download the Durham Region Waste App.

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For more information, please contact Corporate Communications.