This Saturday, join the Aberdeen Avenue Residents’ Group (AARG) during their annual street clean-up. Residents are encouraged to meet at Winchester Square — our city designated area — between 10am and 2pm. Litter bags will be supplied and will be generously picked up by Steve Nobel from City Hall at the end of the day. Be sure to bring your own gloves, a small shovel, broom, and dust pan, so that you can make the most out of this spring cleaning experience. It’s an incredible opportunity to bond with fellow community members in making the neighbourhood a cleaner, prettier place.
Immediately after the clean-up, there will also be an early planting event at the Winchester Square Community Garden from 12pm to 2pm. In regards to the garbage collection, the Aberdeen Avenue Resident’s Group would like to remind community members not to bring things like unwanted furniture, building materials, or other hazardous wastes — those should be kept for your own personal disposal.
Councillor Pam McConnell Community Environment Day
On Saturday, April 27th, between 12pm and 2pm, come to Lower Sherbourne Park to drop off recycling, hazardous wastes, and used or unwanted household items for donation. Here is a list of things that you can bring to and buy at the event:
- School supplies such as art supplies, office and paper materials, children’s books, costumes, etc.
- Sporting goods
- Walking aids, glasses, hearing aids, etc.
- Good condition textiles
- Non-perishable foods
- Small houeshold items
- Backyard Composter ($15)
- Green Bin ($18)
- Kitchen Container ($5)
- Indoor Water Efficiency Kit ($10)
- Rain Barrel ($85)
- **Green bins and kitchen containers will be free if you can provide proof of new residency within the last 90 days; or, you may exchange old and damaged boxes for new ones at no charge. Leaf compost will be free but will be limited to one cubic metre per household.
What Is the Aberdeen Avenue Residents’s Group?
The AARG has been an association in Cabbagetown since 2006, working actively to maintain stability, beauty, and tranquillity in their community. The group often works closely with other organizations in the neighbourhood, such as the CRA and the Cabbagetown South Association, to address community issues and preserve the environment.