News release: January 18, 2021
Winter garbage exemption period is suspended across Peel Region
Brampton, ON (January 18, 2021) – The Region of Peel advises residents that the winter garbage exemption period, originally scheduled from January 25 to February 5, is suspended in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Residents are reminded that:
- Unlimited amounts of garbage will not be collected.
- You can still place up to 2 extra bags on your garbage collection day. No garbage tags needed during this timeframe.
- Additional bags beyond the 2-bag limit will not be collected.
- Bulky items continue to be collected at the curb and accepted at Peel Community Recycling Centres.
If residents have to dispose of excess garbage bags, they can take it to any Peel Community Recycling Centre, where disposal fees may apply. Residents are reminded that CRCs only accept credit and/or debit card. No cash accepted. Check peelregion.ca/waste for locations and hours of operation.
Residents are encouraged to check peelregion.ca/waste for information or sign up to receive free weekly waste notification reminders.
Region of Peel
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 peelregion.ca and follow us on Twitter @regionofpeel and Instagram @peelregion.ca.