Free yard waste drop-off for York Region residents
NEWMARKET – As of April 1, 2004, York Region residents can drop off their yard waste free of charge. The drop-off location, operated by Halton Recycling Ltd., is located at 395 Harry Walker Parkway South in Newmarket.
The Halton facility will be accepting public yard waste drop-off in the place of Miller Waste Systems' facility on Bloomington Road in Richmond Hill.
Hours of Operation (April 1 to November 30, 2004):
• Monday-Friday (except statutory holidays) 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
• Evenings (Tuesdays only) until 8:00 p.m.
• Saturdays (except statutory holidays) 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Items accepted include:
• grass clippings
• branches (up to 152 mm (6 inches) in diameter and 1.8 m (6 feet long))
• fruits, vegetables and pumpkins
• flowers and garden plants
• small quantities of sod
For more yard waste drop-off information, please visit the York Region Web site at
Media Contact: Michael Kemp, Corporate Communications, York Region
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The Regional Municipality of York is committed to providing cost-effective, quality services that respond to the needs of our rapidly growing communities. York Region is comprised of the following nine area municipalities: Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, King, Markham, Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Vaughan and Whitchurch-Stouffville. For more information, visit our Web site at: www.region.york.on.ca
Contact: Patrick Casey, Senior Media Relations Specialist, York Region