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News Release: August 26, 2019

Peel’s fall garbage exemption period

BRAMPTON, ON (August 26, 2019) – The Region of Peel reminds all residents about the remaining garbage exemption periods for 2019 and early 2020:

September 2019
(two weeks following Labour Day holiday)
September 16-27, 2019
December 2019
(Christmas/New Year)
January 27-31, 2020
February 3-7, 2020

For this coming fall, check your collection calendar at to find your garbage exemption day.

During the exemption period, remember to put your extra garbage out only on your garbage collection day, not on your recycling collection day.

There is no maximum amount of acceptable garbage (check our website for a full list of items) that you can put on the curb. Garbage bag tags are not required during exemption periods.

Each excess garbage bag cannot:

Put your excess garbage close to but not on top of your garbage bins, leaving at least 1 m (3 ft.) of clear space between your extra garbage item(s) and your bins.

Media Contacts

Sangeeta Sundaresan
Communication Specialist, Public Works
Region of Peel
9057917800 extn: 7963

The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected Community for Life for approximately 1.5 million people and over 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. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore and follow us on Twitter @regionofpeel and Instagram