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News Release: May 11, 2018

Region of Peel Waives CRC fee from May 11 to 20 for Wind Storm Damaged Material

BRAMPTON, ON. (May 11, 2018) - The Region of Peel is waiving its Community Recycling Centre (CRC) fees until May 20 for residents who are dropping off fencing material and trees that were damaged in the May 4 wind storm.

"Last Friday's wind storm resulted in major tree and property damage in many areas," says Norm Lee, the Region's Director of Waste Management. "So we are pleased to offer residents this temporary CRC fee exemption to help them deal with the clean-up by properly disposing of their materials at one of the Region's six CRCs."

This temporary fee exemption will only last until the end of the CRC hours on Sunday, May 20.  Four of the Region's CRCs now have extended hours:

Monday to Thursdays to 8 p.m.:

Thursdays only to 8 p.m.:

Bolton CRC and Caledon CRC hours remain unchanged.

Please check for CRC locations, maps and hours.

Residents should also note: scrap wood, tree trunks, stumps and large branches must be 1.2 m (4 feet) or less in length before residents drop them off at a CRC. Check How to Sort Your Waste at for more details.

The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected Community for Life for more than 1.5 million people and 175,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon. Peel's services touch the lives of residents every day. Recognized as a leader in management and service delivery, the Region of Peel is the only government organization at any level to receive Excellence Canada's Platinum Award for Excellence, Innovation and Wellness®. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore and follow us on Twitter at @regionofpeel.

Media Contacts:

Noelle Boughton
Communication Specialist
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 4855