Posted on Thursday, October 14, 2021 12:18 PM
Join Durham Region’s Director of Waste Management Services and members of our Waste Management leadership team on October 19 for an hour-long virtual Town Hall session on the Long-term Waste Management Plan (Waste Plan).
Community members will have the opportunity to learn more about:
- The Region’s 2021-2040 Long-term Waste Management Plan.
- The proposed targets and actions to achieve the plan’s approved vision and objectives.
This is Durham’s second phase of consultation for the Waste Plan. It will...
Posted on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 01:33 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is reminding residents to place their used or unwanted household batteries out for recycling on their collection day, during the week of November 8.
When: Fall battery collection occurs the week of November 8 on blue box collection days.
Where: Households across Durham Region who currently receive curbside collection services.
Why: Batteries are not garbage – up to 92 per cent of battery components are recyclable and recoverable. By taking part...
Posted on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 09:36 AM
Whitby, Ontario, October 8, 2021 – Durham Region Health Department has reached a major milestone in the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines with over one million doses now administered to people who live or work in Durham Region. As of October 7, 1,000,100 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered at community, hospital, mobile, primary care providers, provincial mobile, pop-up and pharmacy clinics across Durham Region.
“I am proud of everyone in Durham Region who has helped us reach the one million...
Posted on Friday, October 08, 2021 10:49 AM
The DEAC Environmental Achievement Awards recognizes environmental achievements of individuals and organizations in Durham Region.
The DEAC Environmental Achievement Awards is an annual awards program established in 2003 to recognize and acknowledge environmental achievements of individuals and organizations in the public, private, and non-profit sectors within Durham Region. The awards program has eight categories, which were named in memory of past environmental leaders.
Help celebrate winners...
Posted on Thursday, October 07, 2021 12:48 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Parents seeking tips and strategies to manage challenging behaviours in children (ages two to 12 years) are invited to attend free virtual workshops hosted by Durham Behaviour Management Services. Upcoming topics include how to prevent and respond to challenging behaviour, what to do if your child is not listening to you, and strategies to achieve your desired behavioural outcomes.
- Zero to Sixty – October 13, 20 and 27 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m: this three-part workshop...