2013 Community Events
The Region of Durham Works Department hosts many community events throughout the year. Some of the Region's upcoming events are:
- Reuse Days
- Spring Compost Give Away Events
- Electronic Waste (e-waste) Collection Events
- Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events
- National Public Works Week
The Region of Durham is launching a 12 month pilot program “Reuse Days, pass it on!” Reuse Days will be held one day per month to encourage residents to drop off reusable items for local charities. See a full list of material accepted at these events. No garbage will be accepted.
- Saturday, June 15, 2013
- Saturday, July 20, 2013
- Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013
- Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013
- Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013
Visit our Reusable Goods Program page for more ideas on how to reuse quality items and keep them out of landfill.
In addition to year-round collection of HHW at the Waste Management Facilities, Durham Region invites residents to drop off their special and hazardous waste for free at special collection events in their community. Follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook for regular event updates.
** denotes co-collection event with e-waste collection.
Durham Region invites residents to drop off their end-of-life or unwanted electronics for free recycling at special e-waste collection events. Please watch your local paper or this website for details on all 2013 e-waste events in your area, or follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook for regular event updates.
** denotes co-collection event with Household Hazardous Waste (HHW).Click here for more information.
Each spring, the Region offers free compost to area residents as a thank you for diverting source separated organics and leaf and yard waste from landfill.
The 2013 events are completed for this year.