CANADA POST - NO JUNK MAIL PLEASE!
Too Much Junk Mail?
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.
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.
Toll free 1.800.505.5525
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
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.
Ontario Federation of Cerebral Palsy
Will accept: clothing, small appliances and knick-knacks.
Telephone: 416.244.9686, toll free 1.877.244.9686
Will accept: used books and educational supplies.
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.