Community Waste Event
Apr 27 –
The Durham Region Waste Management Department will be hosting a Community Waste Event on Saturday April 27, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. until noon (rain or shine) at the Beaverton-Thorah Community Centre, 176 Main Street, Beaverton.
Residents are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to support the local food bank.
- Residents may fill up four (4) blue boxes with compost
- Green bins, blue boxes and backyard composters will be available for sale (cash only)
- Damaged blue boxes and green bins may also be exchanged for new ones free of charge
- Drop off reusable items free of charge
- Items such as clothing, shoes and accessories, home decor, bedding & linens, worn out textiles and scraps of fabric, hard furniture, light fixtures, good quality renovation material, sporting goods and more.
- Items will go to Habitat for Humanity ReStores, Diabetes Canada and Salvation Army.
Recycle Your Electronic Waste
- Bring your end-of-life electronics for FREE recycling
- Items such as MP3 players, cameras, telephones, TVs, radios, VCR and DVD players and computers
- No appliances or power tools will be accepted
Household Hazardous Waste
- Acids and alkalines, anti-freeze, batteries, car batteries, cooking oil, compressed cylinders, fluorescent lamps and compact light bulbs, household chemicals and cleaners, lawn and garden chemicals, mercury thermostats, motor oil, paints and solvents, pool chemicals, propane tanks, waxes and polishes
- Keep materials in their original container or in a well-marked container