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News release: December 9, 2021

Waste collection strike in Peel is over

BRAMPTON, ON (Dec. 9, 2021) – The labour dispute involving one of Peel’s waste collection contractors, Emterra Environmental and its employees, has resolved today and the waste strike has ended. Regular waste collection services for strike-affected residents in Peel will resume on Monday, December 13, 2021.

Instructions for residents in strike-affected areas:

Check for further updates or follow Public Works on Twitter at for updated service information.

We are pleased to hear that Emterra and its union has reached an agreement and that they are able to provide normal waste collection to residents starting Monday. For residents in the strike-affected areas, we thank you for your patience this week and ask that you continue to follow the instructions provided, as Emterra works to finish collecting the remaining garbage and organics in these areas. We encourage residents to visit our website or social channels for additional information.

Norman Lee, Director of Waste Management

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Sandeep Punia
Communication Specialist
Region of Peel

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