May 9, 2005

Re-use event in the City of Vaughan


NEWMARKET As part of National Public Works Week (NPWW), York Region has partnered with the City of Vaughan in hosting a re-use event.
 
When:  Saturday, May 14th
  10:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. (Rain or Shine)
 
Where: Joint Operations Centre
  North East Employee Parking Lot
  2800 Rutherford Road (Access off Melville Ave.)
 
The event will feature:
 
 A re-use drop-off operated by York Region and Goodwill Industries, for gently used clothing, shoes, books, toys, small household items and working electronics
 
 A free mulch giveaway by the City of Vaughan Parks Department
 
 A backyard composter sale by the City of Vaughan Public Works Department, for $17 including taxes (maximum of two per household)
 
 A blue box sale by the City of Vaughan Public Works Department, for $5 each.  Residents may also bring in their damaged blue box for a replacement
 
 Information booths
 

For further information about the re-use event, please visit www.york.ca or contact York Region at 905-830-4444 ext. 5717.
 
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Media Contact:   Michael Kemp, Corporate Communications, York Region
- (905) 830-4444 or 1-877-464-9675, ext. 1232
- Email: Michael.kemp@york.ca

 
 
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