Change in Whitby, Oshawa blue box times

The Regional Municipality of Durham has announced changes to the scheduled Blue Box collection due to the Family Day holiday.

The changes affects residents of Oshawa and Whitby.

When: February 17 to 22.

Where: Residents in the City of Oshawa and the Town of Whitby only, will temporarily have their blue box collection moved to the next day.

This means that Blue Box collection scheduled for Monday, February 17 (Family Day) will be moved to Tuesday, February 18. This shift will continue throughout the week, ending with Friday, February 21’s collection being moved to Saturday, February 22.

Garbage and green bin collection for Oshawa and Whitby residents is the responsibility of the individual municipalities, not the Region of Durham. These residents are asked to check their waste calendars or contact their local municipality regarding collection of these items.

Why: These changes are taking place due to the Family Day holiday.

Note: Residents are reminded to have blue box materials at the curb by 7 am on the day of collection.

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