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Garbage

Cardboard Barrel:

This item is garbage.

Place this item next to your garbage (grey) cart on your garbage collection day.

Special disposal instructions or restrictions:

  • A cardboard barrel must weigh less than 20 kg (44 lb) to be collected from the curb. If the barrel weighs more than 20 kg, take it to a Peel Community Recycling Centre (CRC) for disposal. A disposal fee will apply.

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 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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Click on the following for a complete list of items:

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