Community Environment Day this Saturday!

This weekend come and pick up free compost, dispose of toxic waste. Ward 19’s Environment Day is also great because local organizations come out to let you know what they are working on and how you can get involved. A BBQ will take place to support the Friends of Trinity Bellwoods Park.

Drop off for recycling/disposal

  •     cell phones small electronics printers & fax machines
  •     computer components small TVs unused medications
  •     household hazardous waste fluorescent bulbs
  •     oils, solvents,
  •     pesticides
  •     propane tanks inkjet & laser cartridges

Products Available – Fees may apply

  •     Backyard Composter
  •     Green Bin
  •     Kitchen Container

Pick up for FREE

  •     Leaf Compost (limit one cubic metre per household)
  •     Green Bins and Kitchen Containers
  •     Bring damaged bins for exchange
  •     Get new bins, bring proof of residence in the last 90 days

Donate to schools for reuse

  •     Art supplies (e.g. pencils, markers, crayons, etc.)
  •     Buttons, keys, and collectors’ coins and stamps
  •     CDs and cases
  •     Children’s books, clipboards, scientificrds
  •     Costume jewellery including broken/old watches, dress-up clothing
  •     Fabric pieces and yarn
  •     35 mm cameras and equipment

Donate to Goodwill for reuse

  • Sporting goods (e.g. skates, hockey equipment,bikes, rackets, etc.)
  • Books (excluding school/university curriculum books)
  • Medical equipment in good condition e.g. eyeglasses, walking aids, hearing aids, etc.)
  • Small household items (e.g. dishes, ornaments, kitchen utensils, artistic drawings, games, etc.)
  • Textiles in good condition (e.g. clothing, linens, etc.)
  • Non-perishable foods will be donated to a food bank
  • Donate sports helmets at Community Environment Day trailer for reuse in scientic testing

All donated items must be in very good condition

Please do not bring: Construction waste, gasoline, garbage, wood, cassette and videotapes, commercial/industrial hazardous waste and scrap metal.

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