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Community Recycling Centres

Peel Community Recycling Centres (CRCs) are disposal centres for household hazardous waste, garbage, recyclable, and reusable items.

To drop off items at a CRC, you must provide proof that you're a Peel resident or that you own (or work for) a business that operates in Peel. Check drop-off guidelines.

All CRCs provide drop-off areas for:

COVID-19 precautions

  • Follow all COVID-19 measures.
  • Don’t visit a CRC if you feel unwell.
  • Masks are mandatory indoors. Masks for outdoor areas of the CRCs are strongly encouraged.
  • CRC staff cannot unload items from your vehicle.
  • Practice physical distancing.

Tires

Disposal fees

Yard waste drop-off at Caledon CRC (on Quarry Drive):

Payments and receipts:

Additional information

Kitchen containers and backyard composters

Other information

The Region operates 6 CRCs in Peel: 2 in Brampton, 2 in Caledon, and 2 in Mississauga. All CRCs are closed on statutory holidays.

National Truth and Reconciliation Day

All Community Recycling Centres (CRCs) are closed on Thursday, September 30, 2021.

Brampton

Brampton Community Recycling Centre
395 Chrysler Dr., Brampton

Regular hours: Monday – Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Additional operating hours:

  • Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., September and October

Additional services:

  • The Salvation Army Thrift Store has permanently closed.

Heart Lake Community Recycling Centre
420 Railside Dr., Brampton

Hours:
Regular hours: Monday – Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Additional operating hours: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., May - October

Additional services:

  • Business Hazardous Waste disposal with approved application.

Caledon

Bolton Community Recycling Centre
109 Industrial Rd., Bolton

Hours:
Tuesday to Saturday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday and Monday: Closed

Additional services:

  • Business Hazardous Waste disposal with approved application.
  • Caledon Community Services’ Evolve Lifestyle store:

Caledon Community Recycling Centre
1795 Quarry Dr., Caledon

Hours:
Monday to Saturday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Additional services:

  • Business Hazardous Waste disposal with approved application.

Mississauga

Battleford Community Recycling Centre
2255 Battleford Rd., Mississauga

Regular hours: Monday – Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Additional operating hours:

  • Monday - Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., September and October

Fewster Community Recycling Centre
1126 Fewster Dr., Mississauga

Hours:
Daily: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Additional services:

  • Business Hazardous Waste disposal with approved application.

For 2021, all Community Recycling Centres (CRCs) are closed on:

  • Family Day
    Monday February 15
  • Good Friday
    Friday April 2
  • Easter Sunday
    Sunday April 4
  • Easter Monday
    Monday April 5
  • Victoria Day
    Monday May 24
  • Canada Day
    Thursday July 1
  • Civic Holiday
    Monday August 2
  • Labour Day
    Monday September 6
  • National Truth and Reconciliation Day
    Thursday September 30
  • Thanksgiving Day
    Monday October 11
  • Remembrance Day
    Thursday November 11
  • Christmas Eve
    Friday December 24. All CRCs closed at 12 p.m. (noon)
  • Christmas Day
    Saturday December 25
  • Boxing Day
    Sunday December 26
  • New Year’s Eve
    Friday December 31. All CRCs closed at 12 p.m. (noon)
  • New Year’s Day
    Saturday January 1, 2022

Acceptable items – free of charge

Household hazardous waste
You can dispose of these items for free.

Recyclable materials
These items are acceptable recyclable materials.

Reusable items
Donation drop-off areas are available. Limited items are accepted.
Check locations.

Other acceptable CRC items – fees apply

Drop-off fees apply to items such as:

  • Garbage.
  • Residential yard waste.
  • Clean fill - soil, sod, topsoil, clay, and sand.
  • Construction, renovation and demolition material (insulation must be double-bagged). Asbestos is NOT accepted.

Check how to sort your waste to learn which items are accepted and how to prepare items for safe disposal.

Disposal fees:

  • A minimum $6 fee for the first 50 kg applies to chargeable items.
  • Loads over 50 kg will be charged 12 cents per kg.
  • Dedicated loads of recycling, metals, electronics, and appliances continue to be accepted for free.

All waste and recyclables taken to a Peel CRC must originate in Peel.

  • Ensure that children under 12 stay in the vehicle while you're unloading your waste items.
  • Properly secure your loads.
  • Dispose of your materials in the appropriate bin.
  • CRC staff are practicing physical distancing. They cannot unload items from your vehicle.
  • Don't scavenge.

Proof of residence

For residents, acceptable documents providing proof of residence include:

  • A driver's license
  • A water, gas, or electricity bill
  • An internet or phone bill
  • Your municipal tax bill
  • A lease agreement (valid up to a year)

For small businesses, an original signed letter on company letterhead.

For contractors, a signed contract or work order with a Peel address referencing the company vehicle.

Acceptable and unacceptable transport vehicles

Vehicles accessing a CRC must meet certain requirements.

Acceptable vehicles:

  • Cars, vans, and pick-up trucks.
  • Vehicles with trailers (maximum 12 m (40 ft) long).
  • Box trucks and cube vans (maximum 5 m (16 ft) long).
  • Vehicles with a total gross weight less than 5 tonnes (combined weight of vehicle and load).

Tip truck loads – Fewster only

Small tip trucks (maximum 7.50 m (25 ft) long) are accepted at only the Fewster CRC.

Tip trailer loads – Fewster and Heart Lake only

Vehicles with tip trailers (maximum 12 m (40 ft) long) are accepted at only the Fewster and Heart Lake CRCs.

Unacceptable vehicles for all CRC locations:

  • Dump trucks
  • Stake trucks
  • Roll-off trucks
  • Garbage packer trucks
  • Tractor trailers
  • Any vehicle heavier than 5 tonnes (gross weight)

For health and safety and liability reasons, CRCs cannot accept walk-ins, bicycle traffic, or e-bikes on the platform.

You may walk or ride a bike, to drop off items at the Reuse or Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) areas of the CRCs. This includes material normally dropped off on the platforms, e.g., scrap metal (drop off at HHW area).

All paper shredding events have been postponed until further notice.

Shredded paper is not accepted at Peel CRCs.

Shredding event dates and locations

Heart Lake CRC, 420 Railside Dr., Brampton
September 21, 2019, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Fewster CRC, 1126 Fewster Dr., Mississauga
September 28, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.