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For Immediate Release:
August 31, 2012
 
 

Region of Peel Toilet Replacement Program Ending

BRAMPTON, ON. (Aug. 31, 2012) – Residents and businesses in Peel have one more year to participate in the Region’s Toilet Replacement Program, as the program will end as of Sept. 1, 2013.

 “Water efficient toilets are now easily accessible and less expensive,” says Shaun Hewitt, Director of Operations Support. “In response to innovative water focused legislation, water efficient fixture labeling programs such as WaterSense®, and a rising awareness about the benefits of water efficiency, we have modified our programming.”

Effective Sept. 1, 2012:

  • For Residents – rebates of $25 per toilet are available, with a two limit maximum per household.
  • For Businesses – rebates of $25 for gravity flush toilets are available.

All eligible rebate applications for toilets purchased before Sept. 1, 2013 will be accepted until Dec. 1, 2013.

Since 2005, Peel's toilet replacement program has issued over 140,000 toilet rebates, saving approximately 10 mega litres of water per day.

“We thank everyone who has participated in the program,” adds Hewitt. “Collectively, our efforts have had a significant and positive impact on water use.”

For more information, visit watersmartpeel.ca or call 905-791-7800, ext. 4409.

The Regional Municipality of Peel was incorporated in 1974 on the principle that certain community and infrastructure services are most cost-effectively administered over a larger geographic area. The Region of Peel serves more than one million residents in the Cities of Mississauga and Brampton and the Town of Caledon.

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MEDIA CONTACTS:

Amie Miles
Communications Specialist (Public Works)
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 1636
amie.miles@peelregion.ca

Carol Chaput
Supervisor, Environmental Education
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 3318
carol.chaput@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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