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Allan Gardens Park and Conservatory
19 Horticultural Ave., Toronto, Ontario M5A 2P2
Do your part to create a cleaner, greener and more liveable Toronto. Bring your unwanted household items to a Community Environment Day to:
Extend the life of a product by making it available for reuse
Ensure that items are properly disposed of or recycled
Reduce the amount of waste going to landfill
Ensure that hazardous waste materials are disposed of safely
Learn about current waste diversion initiatives.
Pick up for free
Compost (limit of one cubic metre per household)
Kitchen Container ($5 each)
Drop off for recycling or proper disposal
Household Hazardous Waste
Donate items to local schools for reuse
Yarn, knitting needles, sewing notions, buttons and keys
Children’s books, musical instruments
CD’s, CD cases, 35 mm cameras
Costume jewellery including broken, old watches
Arts and crafts supplies: pencils, crayons, markers
Corks, cork boards, clipboards
Dress up clothing: costumes, prom dresses, uniforms
Donate items for reuse
Please keep these separate from other items.
Sporting goods (e.g., skates, hockey equipment, bikes, rackets, etc.)
Books (excluding school/university curriculum books)
Eyeglasses, walking aids, hearing aids, etc.
Small household items (e.g., dishes, ornaments, kitchen utensils, artistic drawings, games, etc.)
Textiles in good condition (e.g. clothing, linens, etc.)
Non-perishable foods will be donated to a food bank
Note: You can recycle plastic shopping bag, foam polystyrene, empty paint and aerosol cans in your blue recycling bin.
Please do not bring construction waste, air conditioners, garbage, wood, cassette and videotapes, commercial/ industrial hazardous waste and scrap metal.