Battery Recycling Week Across The County, Barrie, Orillia

Tons were collected last year

A chance this week to protect the environment and keep tons of batteries out of local landfill sites. Residents of Barrie and Simcoe County (Orillia is offering a separate collection this week) should have received a special battery bag in the mail in the last couple of weeks, to safely get rid of your old worn out batteries. Willma Bureau with Simcoe County Solid Waste Management outlined the program for Kool Fm’s Dan Blakeley: