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Garbage

Fireworks (Used):

This item is garbage.

Put this item in your garbage (grey) cart.

Special disposal instructions or restrictions:

  • Place used or extinguished sparklers and fireworks in a bucket of water immediately after use. Soak them thoroughly overnight.
  • Drain the water and put the used sparklers or fireworks in the garbage.

Additional information:

  • Active fireworks are not collected from the curb and are not accepted at Peel Community Recycling Centres (CRCs).
  • 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 Peel garbage 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 exemption periods. Exemption periods take place on your scheduled garbage collection day in May, after Victoria Day; in September, after Labour Day; and in December and January, during or after the Christmas holiday.
  • Bulky items or furniture are always collected on your garbage week. Find your collection calendar.

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  • Green Bin
  • Yard Waste
  • Blue Box
  • Garbage
  • CRC
  • Special
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