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Videos, Games & Resources

Here are some resources that will help expand your knowledge of waste management in the community that we live in:

Online Games

These fun and educational online games help Durham residents learn how to properly sort their waste.

Know Before You Throw Web Tool

  • When you’re unsure about where a waste item goes, you can easily find the answer online using the Region’s web tool, Know Before You Throw. This tool helps residents understand what can be reused, recycled and composted.

    Know before you throw

Videos

Take a closer look into integrated waste management in the Region of Durham by viewing these informational videos.

Take a "virtual tour" of the Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in Whitby. Visitors will have the opportunity to virtually experience the operations in a two-stream recycling system (paper fibres and containers).

Take a "virtual tour" of the Composting Facility in Pickering. Visitors will have the opportunity to virtually experience the operations in a composting facility.

Websites

The websites below provide creative and informative resources to learn more about waste management: