Thursday, April 09, 2015

Deputy Mayor Pam McConnell’s Community Environment Day

Deputy Mayor Pam McConnell’s Community Environment Day
Lower Sherbourne Park (Sherbourne and The Esplanade)
Do your part to create a cleaner, greener, and more liveable Toronto. Bring used or unwanted household items and pick up free compost.

Start Time: 4:00 pm
Date: Thursday, April 30, 2015
End Time: 8:00 pm
COT Link: Click here

Products Available – Fees may apply
•Backyard Composter
•Green Bin
•Kitchen Container

Pick up for FREE
•Green Bin and Kitchen Container (with proof of new residency in the last 90 days or in exchange for a damaged bin)
•Leaf Compost (limit of one cubic metre per household)

Drop off for recycling or proper disposal
•Computer Equipment & Peripherals
(e.g., desktops, laptops, hand-held portables, monitors, printing devices, etc.)
•Audio/Visual Equipment & Peripherals
(e.g., telephones, cell phones, pda’s and pagers, cameras, small TVs, radios, receivers, speakers, tuners, equalizers, turntables, projectors, recorders, DVD players and VCRs, etc.)
•Household Hazardous Waste
(e.g., cleaning supplies and solvents, motor oil, paint, batteries, old/unused medication, mercury thermometers/thermostats, pesticides, fluorescent and compact fluorescent bulbs, propane tanks, etc.)

Items donated to local schools for reuse
•Art supplies (e.g. pencils, markers, crayons, etc.)
•Buttons and keys
•Clipboards, corks and cork boards
•LP records, CDs and cases
•Children’s books
•Costume jewelry including broken/old watches and clocks with hands
•Yarn and dress-up clothing (e.g. costumes, prom dresses, uniforms, etc.)
•35 mm cameras and equipment

Items donated for reuse (please keep separate from others)
•Sporting goods(e.g., skates, hockey equipment, bikes, rackets, etc.)
•Books (excluding school/university curriculum books)
•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
Please do not bring: construction waste, garbage, gasoline, wood, cassette and videotapes, commercial/ industrial hazardous waste and scrap metal.

Note: You can recycle plastic shopping bags, foam polystyrene, empty paint and empty aerosol cans in your blue bin.

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