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How to sort your waste


Fireworks or flares (used)

This item is garbage.

Put this item in your garbage (grey) cart.

Special disposal instructions or restrictions:

  • Check with your city's by-laws related to using fireworks.
  • 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.
  • Bulky items or furniture are always collected on your garbage week. Find your collection calendar.

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