York (Region of). Environmental Services

Site: Administrative Centre

Service: Waste Management Services

Record Details
Alternate Name Bindicator ; Region of York ; Regional Municipality of York ; York Region
Toll Free Phone 1-866-665-6752
E-Mail accessyork@york.ca
Website www.york.ca/wps/portal/yorkhome/environment/yr/garbageandrecycling
Funding Regional / Municipal
Description (Service) Waste Services and Education programs * processes residential recycling and garbage for the nine local municipalities and waste depots where residents can drop off items for reuse, recycling or disposal * education outreach and programs about waste sorting, reduction ;

Bindicator online tool to lookup items to sort into garbage, recycling, green bin or hazardous waste dropoff;

backyard composters available for purchase at events * $20 per unit * setup instructions and information on website;

Plastic Bag Take-Back Program residents take plastic bags back to retailers to be recycled * see website for list of participating stores by municipality;

Repair Cafés bring variety of household items such as bicycles, furniture, garden tools, sewing needs, small appliances and toys to be fixed * volunteer assess your needs and do best to fix for free

Curbside Giveaway Days place unwanted items, labelled FREE at curb for others to take for own use, free

Trash Blasters guidance and support for elementary schools to reduce their waste and improve reuse and recycling efforts * In-school presentations, tools and prizes
Hours Mon to Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Dates see website for dates, locations for Repair Cafés, Curbside Giveaway days and other events
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Composters can be reserved using form online or available for purchase at special events, see website * Trash Bashers program call 1-866-665-6752 * register item in advance or be volunteer fixer at Repair Café at newmakeit.com/repair-cafe
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Access York 1-877-464-9675 ; Interpretive Services
Fees None ; fee to purchase composter
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
17250 Yonge St
Newmarket, ON L3Y 6Z1
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Intersection Yonge St and Eagle St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Environmental Beautification ; Outreach Programs ~ Environmental Issues ; Recycling ; Wastewater Collection/Processing


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