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Community Recycling Centres

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

Temporary changes due to COVID-19

  • Single loads (one per day) weighing 100 kg (220.4 lbs) or less are free of charge.
  • If a load exceeds 100 kg, the first 100 kg is free, then a 12¢ per kg charge will apply to the rest of load.
  • Only payment by debit, VISA or MasterCard are accepted. CRCs cannot accept cash payments at this time.
  • Paper receipts will not be provided on-site. For a receipt, send us an email stating which CRC you visited, the date of your visit, and your license plate number.
  • CRC staff are practicing physical distancing. They cannot unload items from your vehicle.
  • Wait times may be longer than usual.

CRCs are not accepting:

  • electronics
  • tires
  • large appliances

Yard waste drop-off at Caledon CRC

A yard waste load weighing up to 150 kg (330.6 lbs) can be dropped off for free at the Caledon CRC.

If a yard waste load exceeds 150 kg, the first 150 kg is free, then a 12¢ per kg charge will apply to the rest of load.

Closed until further notice:

Suspended until further notice:

All CRCs provide public drop–off areas for:

Other information

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

Brampton

Brampton Community Recycling Centre
395 Chrysler Dr., Brampton

Hours:
Daily: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Extended hours: open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday until 8 p.m.

The Salvation Army Thrift Store's retail location store is temporarily closed due to COVID-19.

Additional services:

  • The Salvation Army Donor Welcome Centre will reopen on July 27. The Welcome Centre accepts reusable items and is open daily from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Check the list of acceptable items for donation.   

Heart Lake Community Recycling Centre
420 Railside Dr., Brampton

Hours:
Daily: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Extended hours: open Thursdays until 8 p.m.

Additional services:

  • Business Hazardous Waste disposal with approved application.
  • The Salvation Army Donor Welcome Centre will reopen on July 27. The Welcome Centre accepts reusable items and is open daily from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Check the list of acceptable items for donation. 

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.
  • The Caledon Community Services' Evolve Lifestyle store reopens on July 28. This store accepts and sells reusable items. Store hours are Tuesday-Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Check the list of acceptable items for donation.

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.
  • Donation shed reopens on July 27 for clothing and textile donations only.

Mississauga

Battleford Community Recycling Centre
2255 Battleford Rd., Mississauga

Hours:
Daily: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Extended hours: open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday until 8 p.m.

Additional services:

  • The Salvation Army Donor Welcome Centre will reopen on July 27. This Welcome Centre accepts reusable items and is open daily from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Check the list of acceptable items for donation.

Fewster Community Recycling Centre
1126 Fewster Dr., Mississauga

Hours:
Daily: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Extended hours: open Thursdays until 8 p.m.

Additional services:

  • Business Hazardous Waste disposal with approved application.
  • The Salvation Army Donor Welcome Centre will reopen on July 27. This Welcome Centre accepts reusable items and is open daily from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Check the list of acceptable items for donation.

All Community Recycling Centres (CRCs) are closed on statutory holidays.

  • Family Day
    Monday February 17, 2020.
  • Good Friday
    Friday April 10, 2020.
  • Easter Sunday
    Sunday April, 12, 2020.
  • Victoria Day
    Monday May 18, 2020.
  • Canada Day
    Wednesday July 1, 2020.
  • Civic Holiday
    Monday August 3, 2020.
  • Labour Day
    Monday September 7, 2020.
  • Thanksgiving Day
    Monday October 12, 2020.
  • Christmas Eve
    Thursday December 24, 2020. All CRCs closed at 12 p.m. (noon).
  • Christmas Day
    Friday December 25, 2020.
  • Boxing Day
    Saturday December 26, 2020.
  • New Year’s Eve
    Thursday December 31, 2020. All CRCs closed at 12 p.m. (noon).
  • New Year’s Day
    Friday January 1, 2021.

Loads up to 100 kg

CRCs are accepting loads of recyclable materials, garbage, yard waste and household hazardous waste. If a load weighs 100 kg (220.4 lbs) or less, there is no charge.

Loads exceeding 100kg

If a load exceeds 100 kg, the first 100 kg is free, then a 12 cents per kg charge will apply to the rest of load.

Fees for other items

Fees apply to some items dropped off at the CRC. You can pay by debit, Visa or MasterCard. Cash is not accepted at this time.

Check how to sort your waste to learn which items are accepted and how best to prepare items for disposal at a CRC.

Recyclable materials

These items are acceptable recyclable materials.

Reusable items

Donation drop-off areas are available at all CRCs. Limited items are accepted. Check locations.

Other acceptable CRC items – fees apply

Drop-off fees will 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.

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.

Drop-off fees by load weight

  • Disposal is free for loads weighing 100 kg (220 lbs) or less.
  • If a load exceeds 100 kg, the first 100 kg is free, then a 12¢ per kg (2.2 lbs) charge will apply to the rest of load. Fees are rounded down to the nearest dollar.
  • Single loads cannot exceed 750 kg (1653 lbs).

Proof of residence

To drop off items at a CRC you must prove that you live in Peel OR that the business/individual you work for – or provide a service for – is located in Peel.

Proof of residence documents include:

  • Residents – identification with a current Peel residential address (i.e., a driver's license and a tax or utility bill).
  • Small businesses – an original signed letter on company letterhead.
  • 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 spring paper shredding events have been postponed.

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.