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Final reuse day of the year

Residents hoping to get rid of reusable items free of charge through the region have only one more opportunity before the end of the year.

The final Reuse Day of 2015 is set for Oct. 24 at the region’s waste management centre at 4600 Garrard Rd. in Whitby from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Items gathered at this event will be donated to Habitat for Humantity ReStores in Oshawa, Ajax and Uxbridge, as well as to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Goodwill or the Salvation Army.

Items acceptable for donation include clothing, furniture, appliances, cabinets, countertops and most reusable renovation materials. Electronics will not be accepted.

For more information, including a full list of acceptable items, go online to durham.ca/wasteevents, or call 1-800-667-5671.