Reuse, Recycle and Safely Dispose. Bring used or unwanted household items to the Community Environment Day event. How to properly recycle and dispose of waste items?WASTE WIZARD has the answers at: toronto.ca/wastewizard.
NEW GREEN BINS
• A new style of Green Bin is coming.
• Green Bin exchanges will not be available at Community Environment Days events.
• Visit: toronto.ca/greenbin, or call 311 for more bin exchange information.
• Kitchen Container ($5 each)
Pick up for FREE
• Compost (limit one cubic metre per household) Note: You can recycle plastic shopping bags, foam polystyrene, empty paint and empty aerosol cans in your Blue Bin.
Donate to schools for reuse
• Yarn, knitting needles, sewing notions, buttons and keys
• Children’s books, musical instruments
• CD’s, CD cases, 35 mm cameras
• Costume jewellery including broken, old watches
• Arts and crafts supplies (pencils, crayons, markers etc)
• Corks, cork boards, clipboards
• Dress up clothing (costumes, prom dresses, uniforms)
Donate for reuse
• Sporting goods (e.g. skates, hockey equipment, bikes, rackets)
• 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
All donated items must be in very good condition.
Please do not bring: construction waste, air conditioners, garbage, wood, cassette and videotapes, commercial/industrial hazardous waste and scrap metal.