Region of Durham Reuse days

Durham Region residents are encouraged to take advantage of Reuse Days, where you can drop off reusable items, free of charge, to the Works Department's Waste Management Centre. The items will be donated to Habitat for Humanity ReStores (Ajax, Oshawa and Uxbridge locations), and one of the following organizations: Canadian Diabetes Association or the Salvation Army.

are acceptable donations for Reuse Days:

  • Lumber (clean, no nails and over 4ft. lengths)
  • Roofing material (new only)
  • Windows and doors (no slab hollow core doors)
  • Tools and hardware
  • Lighting fixtures
  • Metal or wooden furniture
  • Carpets (area rugs in like-new condition; no carpet remnants)
  • Counters and sinks
  • Plumbing supplies


  • Saturday, March 18
  • Saturday, April 8
  • Saturday, May 13
  • Saturday, June 17
  • Saturday, July 15
  • Saturday, August 19
  • Saturday, September 16
  • Saturday, October 21