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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Eco Days this Weekend

The City of Guelph sent out this release today announcing that this Saturday - April 24th - is the Eco Days event for Spring 2010. Drop off your old TVs, computer monitors and dangerous household waste and collect your rain barrel and composter. Here's the deets:

GUELPH, ON, April 20 – The City of Guelph’s first of two Eco Days events in 2010 takes place Saturday, April 24.

Residents can drop off TVs and computer monitors for recycling free of charge and purchase rain barrels and backyard composters, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Waste Resource Innovation Centre, 110 Dunlop Drive, at Gate 1.

The City’s Public Drop Off will also be open at Gate 2 between 8:30 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. for all other electronic and yard waste. The Household Hazardous Waste Depot will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

At the Eco Days events in 2009, 266 rain barrels and 87 composters were sold.

Guelph Eco Days will take place again on Saturday, October 23. For more information about Eco Days, including acceptable TVs, monitors and e-waste items for recycling, visit guelph.ca/wetdry.

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