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For Immediate Release:
December 17, 2012
 
 

Christmas and New Year’s Holiday Waste Collection and Recycling Centre Information

BRAMPTON, ON. (Dec. 17, 2012) – During the weeks of Dec. 24 and Dec. 31, Brampton and Mississauga residents are advised that the waste collection schedule has changed due to the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. The following is a revised garbage and recycling (blue box and green bin) collection schedule:

Regular Collection Day

 

Revised Collection Day

Monday, Dec. 24

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Monday, Dec. 24

Tuesday, Dec. 25

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Thursday, Dec. 27

Wednesday, Dec. 26

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Friday, Dec. 28

Thursday, Dec. 27

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Saturday, Dec. 29

Monday, Dec. 31

collected on

Monday, Dec. 31

Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013

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Wednesday, Jan 2, 2013

Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013

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Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013

Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013

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Friday, Jan. 4, 2013

Caledon residents are advised that garbage and recycling (blue box and green bin) will be collected one day later due to the holidays. The following is the revised schedule:

Regular Collection Day

 

Revised Collection Day

Tuesday, Dec. 25

collected on

Wednesday, Dec. 26

Wednesday, Dec. 26

collected on

Thursday, Dec. 27

Thursday, Dec. 27

collected on

Friday, Dec. 28

Friday, Dec. 28

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Saturday, Dec. 29

Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013

collected on

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2013

Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013

collected on

Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013

Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013

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Friday, Jan. 4, 2013

Friday, Jan. 4, 2013

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Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013

The Region of Peel offers residents a two-week Exemption Period for waste collection from Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 to Friday, Jan. 4, 2013.

As part of the Two Bag Standard program, the Region of Peel offers three curbside waste collection Exemption Periods each year. During these periods, residents may place unlimited quantities of acceptable waste at the curb on their scheduled waste collection day – no garbage tags required.

Regular drop-off fees apply at all Community Recycling Centres (CRCs) during Exemption Periods.
*Residents in the Bi-Weekly Collection Pilot Project areas should refer to their collection calendars.

Community Recycling Centre Holiday Schedule
The Region of Peel’s CRCs will be closed on the following days during the holiday period:

  • Monday, Dec. 24, 2012
  • Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012
  • Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012
  • Monday, Dec. 31, 2012
  • Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013

CRCs will operate under regular hours and regular days of the week on all other days during the holiday period.

Christmas Tree Collection
Christmas trees will be collected during the week of Jan. 7, 2013 on regular waste collection days. Residents are asked to remove all outer plastic bags, ornaments, tinsel, nails, wire and the Christmas tree stand. Christmas trees buried in snowbanks may not be picked up. Residents may also drop off their Christmas trees at CRCs – regular drop-off fees will apply.

The Region of Peel provides waste management services in the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga and in the Town of Caledon. For more information on these programs call the Region of Peel at 905-791-9499 or in long-distance areas of Caledon call 905-584-2216, free of charge. Visit the Region of Peel at peelregion.ca/waste.

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MEDIA CONTACTS:

Alex Fuller
Communication Specialist
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 4867
alex.fuller@peelregion.ca

Ben Shepherd
Manager, Waste Collection and Processing
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 7925
ben.shepherd@peelregion.ca

Communication Services, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, ON L6T 4B9
Phone: 905-791-7800, Fax: 905-791-0595, e-mail


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