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Public Service Announcement

Family fun at the Durham Region Waste Fair, Oct. 1

WHITBY, ON September 13, 2016

The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department invites the public to learn more about waste management at an upcoming Waste Fair.


Saturday, Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Uxbridge Arena and Recreation Centre, 291 Brock St. W., Uxbridge


The Waste Fair is a free, family-friendly event that focuses on educating residents about responsible waste management.

Highlights of the Waste Fair will include:

  • Educational displays about the Region’s waste management programs
  • Educational displays by the Region’s waste management partners
  • Eco-friendly crafts and games
  • Collection vehicles on display
  • A face painter and Durham’s Blue Box and Green Bin mascots
  • An interactive bird show
  • A puppet show about the importance of composting
  • Blue Box and Green Bin exchanges and sales


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For more information, please contact Corporate Communications.