Councillor Shelley Carroll

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Tuesday, June 07, 2005

Ward 33 Environment Day - Saturday, June 11th

Get ready to clean out your basement, closets and garage of all the items you no longer use because Environment Day is coming to Ward 33!

Date: Saturday, June 11th, 2005
Time: 10am - 2pm
Place: Victoria Park Transfer Station
3350 Victoria Park Avenue
(corner of Victoria Park Ave. & McNicoll Ave.)

What can you do at an Environment Day?
  • Apartment Recyclebox ($3)
  • Recycling Box ($6)
  • Backyard Composter ($15)
  • Yard Waste Bin ($7)
  • Green Bin ($18)
  • Kitchen Container ($5)
  • Indoor Water Efficiency Kit ($15)
  • Rain Barrel ($70)

Pick up for FREE:

  • Recycling boxes (with proof of new residency in the last 90 days or in exchange for a damaged box)
  • Free leaf compost (bring your own shovel and containers/bags)

Drop off for recycling or proper disposal:

  • Cell Phones
  • Computers and other electronics
  • Household Hazardous Waste (cleaning supplies and solvents, motor oil, paint batteries, old medication, mercury thermometers/thermostats, etc.)
  • Inkjet and Laser Cartridges
  • Polystyrene
  • Used tires (off the rim, limit of 5)

Donate for re-use:

  • Buttons
  • Clipboards
  • CDs, cassettes, VHS tapes and all cases
  • Children's books
  • Corks and cork boards
  • Costume jewelry including broken/old watches
  • Dress-up clothing (costumes, prom dresses, etc.)
  • Fabric pieces, yarn
  • Keys
  • National Geographic Magazines
  • Pencils, markers, crayons and other art supplies
  • Sporting goods including skates, hockey helmets and jerseys

More items to donate for reuse: (keep these separate from others)

  • Books
  • Medical equipment in good condition (eyeglasses, wheelchairs and walking aids, hearing aids)
  • Non-perishable foods
  • Small household appliances in working condition
  • Textiles in good condition (clothing, linens)

For more information about this event please call Councillor Carroll at 416-392-4038 or visit