The Regional Municipality of Durham


Public Service Announcement

Drop off electronic waste for free in Whitby

WHITBY, ON September 20, 2017

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.

WHEN:

Saturday, September 23, from 8 a.m. to noon. (rain or shine)

WHERE:

 Whitby Operations Centre, 333 McKinney Drive

WHY:

To provide residents with a convenient, free drop-off service to properly recycle their electronics, while keeping toxic materials out of the waste stream. Examples of electronic waste include: cellular phones, audio and video players, VCRs, DVD and Blu-Ray 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 obsolete, broken and end of life electronics for safe and secure recycling.

NOTE:

Residents are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item, to be donated to a local food back (please check expiration dates on food items). For more information, including tips for preparing to attend a collection event, visit durham.ca/WasteEvents. To learn more about waste management in Durham, visit durham.ca/waste, email waste@durham.ca, call 1-800-667-5671 or download the Durham Region Waste app.
 

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For more information, please contact Corporate Communications.