Starting today until May 31, Durham Region residents can enter the Durham Region Waste App Contest for a chance to win a $100 grocery store gift card of their choosing. Full contest details are available at

To enter, residents can download the Durham Region Waste App on the App Store or Google Play to their mobile device. Then, sign up for a reminder (via email, mobile, iCal or voice message) and enter the contest on the app. One winner will be selected from each area municipality in Durham Region. Only one entry per person will be included, and winners will be randomly chosen. The contest closes on May 31 at midnight.

With the Durham Region Waste App, residents can use their mobile phone to view schedules, receive reminders and find information about special pickups. By downloading the app, residents can be assured they’ll get the latest information about their waste collection directly to their phones.

Printed and mailed waste collection calendars are being phased out for all residents in Durham Region. Residents are encouraged to download the Durham Region Waste app to access waste management information. Residents can also access the online collection calendar at

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