Durham Region celebrates Waste Reduction Week October 19 to 25

Posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:06 AM

Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is celebrating Waste Reduction Week (WRW) from October 19 to 25 with different themes each day that emphasizes the daily actions residents can take to reduce waste and help our environment. WRW also celebrates Durham Region’s year-round programs highlighting environmental efforts and achievements while also encouraging innovative new ideas and solutions.

The themes for each day of the week are as follows: Monday focuses on circular economies;...

Recycle your batteries during the week of November 2

Posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:05 AM

Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is reminding residents to place their used or unwanted household batteries out for recycling on their collection day, during the week of November 2.

When: Fall battery collection occurs the week of November 2 on blue box collection days.

Where: Households across Durham Region who currently receive curbside collection services.

Why: The upcoming Daylight Savings Time change on November 1 coincides with local fire departments’ reminder for residents...

Have Your Say: New Baseball Diamonds at the Fields of Uxbridge

Posted on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 08:15 AM

Virtual open house Nov. 4th at 7:00pm, preregistration required.

The Township of Uxbridge is proposing to build new baseball diamonds at the Fields of Uxbridge and invites the public to see the proposal and comment on the plans.

A virtual open house will be held on Nov. 4th beginning at 7:00pm sharp. The open house will start with a presentation and will be followed by questions. Anyone who wishes to ask questions or provide comments is asked to pre-register by noon on Nov. 3rd.


Culvert Construction To Continue on Saturday October 24th

Posted on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 08:12 AM

Work is weather dependent

Construction crews will be working on Saturday Oct 24th in Downtown Uxbridge on the Brock St. Culvert project weather permitting.

For additional information on the Brock Street Culvert Project, please visit

Uxpool Reintroduces Swimming Lessons – COVID Style

Posted on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 08:55 PM

Registration begins Oct. 15th; lessons start week of Oct. 26th

Beginning Monday, Oct. 26th swimming lessons will resume at Uxpool. Township staff have worked with the pool schedule and format of the lessons to offer swimming lessons in a manner that ensures that COVID-19 safety precautions are in place.

Each swimming lesson will be once per week for 8 weeks and have a maximum enrollment of 2-4 participants. In order to maintain physical distancing instructors will not be in the water with...

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