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How to Sort Your Waste

Garbage

Ashes (fireplace)

This item is garbage.

Put this item in your garbage (grey) cart.

Special disposal instructions or restrictions:

  • Make sure that the ashes are completely extinguished before placing them in the bag.
  • Scoop fireplace ashes into a tightly-sealed plastic bag or small cardboard box then put the sealed bag or box in your garbage cart.
  • Do not put ashes in your organics cart.

Additional information:

  • If your garbage cart is already full, excess garbage must be placed in a garbage bag. Tag the bag of excess garbage with a Region of Peelgarbage tag.
  • Place the tagged bag or items close to but not on top of your garbage cart, leaving at least 1 m (3 ft) of clear space between your extra garbage item and your cart.
  • Garbage tags are not required during an exemption period. Your exemption period takes place on your scheduled garbage collection day in December or January, during or after the Christmas holiday.Check your collection calendarfor your next exemption period.
  • Bulky items or furniture are always collected on your garbage week.Find your collection calendar.

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