Lengthy list of what can and cannot go in your blue box. For example, no Styrofoam containers, cups, meat trays. No paper cups, no plastic bottles or jugs larger than 5 litres. Click on the link above for complete listing.
Also includes an interesting feature “Bindicator“. Enter the item you no longer need and Bindicator will find the best options for where it should go. Click here.
Some items such as electronics, scrap metals, cooking oil, tires, reusable items, need to be dropped off at specific locations as they require special handling. These items must be brought to one of York Region’s waste drop-off depots as they cannot be picked up through regular curbside collection.
Medications, Prescriptionsand “Sharpies” should be returned to your local pharmacy. Find out where your closest participating pharmacy is by entering your location here. By the way, our wonderful and supportive local Ballantrae Pharmacy is the closest participating location!
And for an excellent article on why and where to dispose of both prescription medications and over the counter drugs/vitamins, click here.
Ballantrae Pharmacy will deliver! Call 905- 642-5555 to place your order. Check HERE for more details.
Shoppers Drug Mart, Stouffville announced that it is dedicating the first opening hour of shopping at its stores to customers who need assistance, including seniors and people with disabilities.
No Frills Stouffville: Effective July 10 – discontinuing the Early Shopping Hour on Thursday mornings.For those shoppers looking to pick up groceries at less busy times, they suggest Saturday and Sunday evenings, 7-9 p.m. Check-out lines are clearly marked for social distancing, and a security guard will guide you to the next available cashier. Click HERE for more information.
Longo’s Stouffville: order over the phone call 1-888-447-8778, select option 2 and a team member will take the order over the phone, place it on their behalf and arrange for a pickup time at our store or delivery, helping with every step along the way. The pickup times start at 8 a.m. in the morning and allows the guest to call when they arrive, and we will bring the groceries to their car. This service is free of charge. Click HERE for more information.
Stouffville Metro is offering dedicated time each day for seniors and people with disabilities from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Click HERE for more information.
The Meat Merchant in Stouffville provides frequent home delivery to our area on pre-paid orders. Call 905-642-9892 or click Here for details. Sign up for their newsletter for their weekly specials, news, recipes and more.
The Village Grocer in Unionville offers home delivery to our Ballantrae community on Tuesday and Thursdays for a $35 delivery charge. Pick-up orders over $100 are assembled and prepared for you at no charge; for orders under $100, there is a $10 charge. Call (905) 940-0655 or click Here for details.
Off The Hook Fish Market is open for curbside pickup and local delivery. Call 905-773-5551 to place your order. Click HERE for details.
Costco: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., Costco has implemented special operating hours for members who are 60 and older or who have a physical disability; please click here.
Vince’s Market in Uxbridge and Newmarket offers pickup and delivery. Click HERE to check their website.
T&T Supermarket in Markham and Newmarket offers delivery. Click HERE to visit their website.
Brooks Farm in Mount Albert is offering curb side pickup. Check their website HERE to see what’s available, then order on-line or call 905-473-3246 to place your order.
Coopers Farm in Mount Albert is offering pickup. You can now pre-order & pre-pay for your items to then be picked up at the farm store. They will assemble your order and it will be ready on your pick up date. Since orders can only be picked up at the store (no delivery option), they now offer a drive through pick up option for your items so you don’t have to leave your vehicle! Click HERE to check their website for available products, and call 905-830-4571 to place your order.
Simpson Family Farms, in Ballantrae: offering Farm Fresh boxes that you will be able to customize to your family needs and desires. Fresh eggs and bread, too! Click HERE to visit their web site.
Enroll on the Virtual Town Hall website and you can use debit or credit cards to pay your taxes. In addition to that, you can also view your bills and past transactions, view assessment values, enroll in e-billing or a Pre-Authorized-Payment-Plan and a number of other services. Read the Announcement Notice.