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CANADA POST - NO JUNK MAIL PLEASE!

Too Much Junk Mail?
Unaddressed Admail
To stop receiving Unaddressed Admail delivered by Canada Post, secure a sign stating 'No Unaddressed / Junk Mail' on or in your mail box or mail slot.
 

Addressed Admail
To stop receiving Addressed Admail delivered by Canada Post:
1. Contact the sender directly and request that they remove your name from their mailing list.
2. Sign up with the Canadian Marketing Association's 'Do Not Contact' Registry. Visit www.the-cma.org for more information.
 
3. Sign up for e-posts offered by participating companies and / or organizations and help save even more paper by getting your bills online.
 
Note: If you decide to stop the distribution of ad mail to your home, Canada Post will no longer deliver free samples, coupons, flyers and circulars, government mailings, free distribution magazines, catalogues, non-profit and event information, municipal service notices (e.g., schedule of snow removal, changes in garbage pick-up, announcement of town hall meetings) etc.  However, Canada Post is obliged by law, under Section 35 of the Canada Post Corporation Act, to deliver mailings that are made on behalf of members of the House of Commons.
 
 
 
REDUCE LITTER IN YOUR COMMUNITY
a) Secure and bundle all waste materials prior to placing curbside
b) Dispose of unwanted mail at home in your blue box
c) Do not overfill your waste containers
d) Participate in Canada Post's Red Dot program
 
REDUCE WASTE IN YOUR HOME AND OFFICE
Visit the Recycling Council of Ontario's website to learn how to minimize waste in both your home and office www.rco.on.ca
 

REUSABLE and RECYCLABLE GOODS DONATION

Donate gently used household items to local 'not for profit' organizations for reuse

Donating items to local 'not for profit' organizations will not only reduce landfill but will help support worthwhile organizations within our community.
 
Please call the organization to confirm hours of operations, specifications for collection requirements and drop-off locations.
 
Note: Some organizations may not provide collection services.
 
Canadian Diabetes Association
Will accept: towels, draperies, toys, jewellery, linens, shoes, dishes, knick-knacks, clothing.
Contact Information:
Toll free 1.800.505.5525
Website: www.diabetes.ca 
   
Goodwill
Will accept: clothing, shoes, books, jewellery, household items, housewares, (such as flatware, dinnerware, pots and pans, kitchen utensils, etc.), toys, bicycles, collectibles, decorations, electronics, tools and home furnishings.
Local Donation Centres:
- York Region's Community Environmental Centre - 130 McCleary Crt., Vaughan, ON
Contact Information:
Telephone: 416.362.4711
   
Habitat for Humanity Re-Stores
Will accept: reusable building materials including: windows, doors, paint, hardware, lumber, tools, light fixtures and kitchen sinks.
Local Donation Centres:
- York Region's Community Environmental Centre - 130 McCleary Crt., Vaughan, ON
- Vaughan Re-Store - 405 Rowntree Dairy Rd., Unit 2, Vaughan, ON
Contact Information:
Telephone: 905.265.1079
 
Maple Lions Club
Will accept: Do you have an old working computer just gathering dust? Don't throw it out, donate it!  n partnership with E-Cycle Solutions, Maple Lions Club collects all types of residential and business electronic materials.  Items collected are either refurbished and donated to to low income persons or recycled with proceeds directed to the Lions Club to be used in your Community.
Contact Information:
Telephone: 289-553-3863 
 
Ontario Federation of Cerebral Palsy
Will accept: clothing, small appliances and knick-knacks.
Contact Information:
Telephone: 416.244.9686, toll free 1.877.244.9686
 
Stellaa
Will accept: used books and educational supplies. 
Contact Information:
Telephone: 1.877.835.5224
Website: www.stellaa.org
 
Value Village
Will accept: clothing, shoes, accessories, bed and bath items, small electrical items (under 18” x 18” x 18”), books, magazines, records, tapes, CD’s, Videos, DVDs and computer software.
Contact Information:
Website: www.valuevillage.com
 

 Contact Information

 

Public Works Department

Phone:
905-832-2281

Email:
greeningvaughan@vaughan.ca

Location:
Joint Operations Centre
2800 Rutherford Rd.
Vaughan, ON
L4K 2N9

 

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