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How to Sort Your Waste

Until further notice

  • CRCs are not accepting tires.
  • Up to 2 extra garbage bags will be collected.
  • No garbage tags necessary. Tag sales are suspended.

Special Services

Real Christmas tree and seasonal wreaths

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Curbside collection

  • The Region collects real Christmas trees from the curb on select days in January. Check your collection calendar before setting out your tree.
  • If your Christmas tree is shorter than 3 m (10 ft.), put it at the curb on your scheduled recycling collection day.
  • Be sure to properly prepare your tree for collection before setting it on the curb.
  • Put real wreaths at the curb for collection on the same day as your Christmas tree.
  • Trees will not be collected if they are placed in bags, in or on snowbanks, or still decorated with tinsel or ornaments.

Apartment/condominium building collection

  • If you live in an apartment or condo, put your Christmas tree at the curb by the driveway entrance of your property. Be sure your tree doesn't obstruct the road or sidewalk.

Peel Community Recycling Centre (CRC)

  • If you miss your Christmas tree collection day, drop your tree off at a Peel Community Recycling Centre (CRC). Trees taller than 3 m. (10 ft.) must be cut in half to be accepted.
  • Be sure to remove all tinsel, ornaments, plastic bags, nails, wires and tree stands from your tree before bringing it to a CRC.

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