Drop off for recycling or proper disposal.

Drop off for recycling or proper disposal.
Not to be confused with Community Clean up

Community Environment Days are held every year from April to September to help reduce the amount of reusable, recyclable or household hazardous waste going into landfill.
Do your part to create a cleaner, greener and more liveable Toronto. Drop off reusable and recyclable items such as clothing, small appliances, non-perishable food items and electronics. You can also drop off household hazardous waste for safe disposal and pick up free compost for your garden.

 

City of Toronto and Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam
Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Allan Gardens | 19 Horticultural Ave. (along Carlton St.)

 

Drop off for recycling or proper disposal:
Electronic Waste Include: Cameras,Receivers, speakers, Cell phones, home phones, Computer cables, Laptop computers & accessories,VCR/DVD players, Video recorders, TVs, Desktop computers, monitors, Printer & Fax machines, Accessories, Stereos, tuners, turntables

 

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) items include: Paint, primers, stain, turpentine, glue, Household cleaning products, drain cleaners, bleach, Motor oil, gasoline, windshield fluid, Propane and helium tanks/cylinders, Air fresheners, swimming pool chemicals, Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs), batteries, Syringes, medical sharps, medication, Aerosol cans, Lighter fluid, Pesticides and garden products, Cooking oil

 

Donate items in good condition for reuse:

 

Sporting goods, Arts and crafts supplies, Books (excluding textbooks), Cameras, CDs and cases, Dress-up clothing and costume jewelry, Clothing (Save for the Bloch Team), linens, etc., Small household items, Musical instruments, board games, Eyeglasses, walking aids, hearing aids, etc. Non-perishable foods.
Please do not bring: ink cartridges or toner, construction waste, air conditioners, garbage, wood, cassette and videotapes, commercial/industrial hazardous waste and scrap metal.

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