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Environment Day at Earlscourt Park- May 6

This Saturday is a City of Toronto Environment Day at Earlscourt Park (1369 St. Clair Ave W between Lansdowne & Caledonia)

Between 10am - 2pm, enjoy such activities as disposal of household hazardous waste, a paint exchange, free leaf compost (bring a shovel and bag!), water efficiency tools, bin purchasing and more.

Some examples of hazardous waste you can get off your hands:

- cell phones (yeah, that dead one you dropped in the toilet and yet have been hanging on to ever since? ew)
- computers and other electronics
- cleaning supplies, solvents and other stuff with creepy toxic caution symbols on the label
- inkjet and laser cartridges
- plastic shopping bags
- polystyrene
- used tires

After dropping off, you may feel a little empty handed... so then, things you can pick up:

- recycling boxes (w/ proof of new residency in the last 90 days or in exchange for a damaged box)
- leaf compost (again, bring your own bag n shovel)
- rain gauges

Or, you can drop a few bucks for:

- apartment recycling box ($4)
- regular recycling box ($6)
- backyard composter ($15)
- yard waste bin ($7)
- green bin ($18)
- kitchen container ($5) (seen around town being used to hold glue for postering)
- indoor water efficiency kit ($15)
- rain barrel ($70) (city not liable for any Niagara stunts you may be tempted to try)

You can also bring non-perishable foods and re-usable goods along and the city will donate them to charities and non-profit organizations in town.


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