Posted on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 10:29 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham’s Sign Recycling Program provides election candidates the opportunity to recycle dedicated loads of corrugated plastic signs, free of charge following the election. Signs may be dropped off at Durham’s three waste management facilities; find one near you at durham.ca/WMF.
Wooden stakes, wire mounts, nylon zip ties, metal rings and staples must be removed from signs before delivering to the waste management facility. Candidates who are considering...
Posted on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 12:47 PM
Whitby, Ontario – From September 21 until October 25, Durham Region residents will have the opportunity to provide feedback on the draft 2021-2040 Long-term Waste Management Plan (Waste Plan) by visiting the virtual public engagement website at DurhamWasteOpenHouse.ca.
This is Durham’s second phase of consultation for the Waste Plan. It will focus on the proposed targets and actions to achieve the plan’s approved vision and objectives which were developed during the first phase of consultation with...
Posted on Friday, September 17, 2021 03:16 PM
As residents may be aware, September 15th, 2021 the Region of Durham and the Township of Brock were before the Ontario Land Tribunal with respect to the Region’s appeal of their site plan application for the Beaverton Supportive Housing project at 91 Nine Mile Road.
Late afternoon on September 15th, Brock Council held a Special Council Meeting to receive advice from the Township’s solicitor regarding an update from the proceedings earlier that day at the Tribunal.
The following is a statement...
Posted on Thursday, September 16, 2021 11:38 AM
Help keep quality, reusable items out of the waste stream by dropping off reusable items such as clothing, textiles, shoes, home décor, bedding, sporting goods and more, free of charge. Items will be donated to the Salvation Army Thrift Store.
Date: Saturday, September 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (rain or shine).
Location: Durham Region Waste Management Centre, 4600 Garrard Road in Whitby.
Masks and physical distancing are required. Only items deemed to be suitable for reuse by local charities will...
Posted on Thursday, September 16, 2021 11:32 AM
Whitby, Ontario – This fall, the Durham Environmental Advisory Committee (DEAC) will be hosting an environmental webinar series for Durham residents. You’ll have the opportunity learn more about several topics, including:
- Getting your garden ready for winter
- Benefits of an urban forest
- Clean-up efforts and waste reduction initiatives
- Sustainable energy for homeowners
When: The webinar series will take place from September to November.
Where: Register today at durham-DEAC.eventbrite.ca.