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For Immediate Release:
October 19, 2015

Election Sign Recycling

BRAMPTON, ON (Oct. 19, 2015) – The Region of Peel advises residents that election signs from the Monday, Oct. 19, 2015 federal election can be recycled at any Community Recycling Centre (CRC) free of charge.

Please note: Election signs are not acceptable at the curb for collection.

For residents to have their CRC drop off fees waived, they must follow these steps:

  • separate the signs corrugated plastic, paperboard and plastic film, from its hardware (e.g. metal and wooden stakes and staples) to qualify for free drop off at any of Peel’s CRCs; and,
  • keep signs separate from other recycling and waste materials in order to meet the dedicated load free drop off criteria

Residents are advised that is the responsibility of the candidate’s campaign office to remove all signs by the following times:

  • In Brampton, signs must be removed by 8 p.m. on Oct. 22
  • In Mississauga, signs must be removed by 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 21
  • In Caledon, signs must be removed by 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 21

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, visit the Region of Peel website at www.peelregion.ca/waste.



Allison Reynolds
Communications Specialist
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 4867

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



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