Posted on Friday, May 15, 2020 09:30 AM
From May 17 to 23, Durham Region will be celebrating National Public Works Week by recognizing the essential services of public works and to acknowledge the essential services our Works Department staff provide each and every day.
Thank you to all Works Department staff for their commitment to providing excellent service. This year more than ever, we’ve seen just how important public works is to ensure our communities operate smoothly and safely, even during a pandemic. It is thanks to our dedicated...
Posted on Monday, March 09, 2020 08:00 AM
In today’s increasingly challenging recycling markets, it is more important than ever to keep recyclables as clean as possible. Ninety-five per cent of the Region’s recyclable materials are moved to sustainable end markets within North America, including Canada and the United States. Even with this remarkably high rate of materials making it to end markets, we strive to do better. The remaining five percent are non-recyclable materials that residents mistakenly put in their blue boxes.
Posted on Friday, February 28, 2020 06:45 AM
Durham Region now has six new electric vehicle charging stations at its corporate headquarters building at 605 Rossland Road East in Whitby.
The charging stations, located along the north wall on the first floor of the parking garage, are available for use by staff and visitors of Durham Regional Headquarters. Designated parking for electric vehicles is also available.
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is an economic, social and environmental priority for Durham Region, which is why we want to make...
Posted on Thursday, February 13, 2020 08:00 AM
In support of Durham Vision Zero, the Region of Durham has launched a speed radar feedback (RFB) sign program on Regional roads to improve driver awareness of speed limits on Regional roads and reduce aggressive driving.
The signs will be installed in locations rotating throughout the Region such as hamlets, school zones, community safety zones and other locations where the signs have been pre-determined to have the greatest benefit based on several factors, including speeding patterns, collision...
Posted on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 08:00 AM
The Region of Durham is sending a message of inclusion to everyone who visits its corporate headquarters building in Whitby with the installation of a rainbow crosswalk.
We want everyone who enters our headquarters building to feel welcome when they cross the vibrant rainbow crosswalk. Durham’s beautiful new crosswalk is a bold symbol of belonging—showcasing how the Region of Durham values, embraces and celebrates diversity and equality. Everyone is welcome in Durham.
Durham Region’s Headquarters building,...