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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 the 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 and physical distancing are encouraged in outdoor and indoor areas, but are not required.
  • CRC employees may choose whether or not to unload items from your vehicle.

Tires

Disposal fees

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

Payments and receipts:

Additional information

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.

Brampton

Brampton Community Recycling Centre
395 Chrysler Dr., Brampton

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

Additional hours:  
Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., September – October

Additional services:

  • The Salvation Army Donor Welcome Centre accepts reusable items. Check the list of acceptable items for donation.
  • The Salvation Army Thrift Store at this location is permanently closed.

Heart Lake Community Recycling Centre
420 Railside Dr., Brampton

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

Additional hours:         
Thursday, 4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., May – October

Additional services:

  • Business Hazardous Waste disposal with approved application.
  • The Salvation Army Donor Welcome Centre accepts reusable items. Check the list of acceptable items for donation.

Caledon

Bolton Community Recycling Centre
109 Industrial Rd., Bolton

Regular hours:
Tuesday – Saturday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday and Monday: Closed

Additional services:

  • Business Hazardous Waste disposal with approved application.
  • Reusable items are accepted. Check the list of acceptable items for donation.
  • Caledon Community Services' Evolve Lifestyle store is closed.

Caledon Community Recycling Centre
1795 Quarry Dr., Caledon

Regular hours:
Monday – Saturday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Additional services:

  • The Salvation Army Donor Welcome Centre accepts reusable items. Check the list of acceptable items for donation.
  • Business Hazardous Waste disposal with approved application.

Mississauga

Battleford Community Recycling Centre
2255 Battleford Rd., Mississauga

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

Additional hours:  
Monday and Tuesday, 4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., September – October

Additional services:

Fewster Community Recycling Centre
1126 Fewster Dr., Mississauga

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

Additional services:

  • Business Hazardous Waste disposal with approved application.
  • The Salvation Army Donor Welcome Centre accepts reusable items. Check the list of acceptable items for donation.

For 2022, all Community Recycling Centres (CRCs) are closed on:

  • Family Day
    Monday February 21
  • Good Friday
    Friday April 15
  • Easter Sunday
    Sunday April 17
  • Easter Monday
    Monday April 18
  • Victoria Day
    Monday May 23
  • Canada Day
    Friday July 1
  • Civic Holiday
    Monday August 1
  • Labour Day
    Monday September 5
  • National Truth and Reconciliation Day
    Friday September 30
  • Thanksgiving Day
    Monday October 10
  • Remembrance Day
    Friday November 11
  • Christmas Eve
    Saturday December 24. All CRCs closed at 12 p.m. (noon)
  • Christmas Day
    Sunday December 25
  • Boxing Day
    Monday December 26
  • New Year’s Eve
    Saturday December 31. All CRCs closed at 12 p.m. (noon)
  • New Year’s Day
    Sunday January 1, 2023

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 12.2 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 employees may choose whether or not to 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).

Bring your unbound paper – such as taxes, bills, income statements and personal information – to a Community Recycling Centre (CRC) for free shredding on designated days in 2022.

  • There is no limit to how much paper you can bring.
  • You're welcome to stay and watch as your documents are shredded.
  • Regular disposal fees apply to all other items.

2022 fall paper shredding events:

Bolton Community Recycling Centre
September 10, 2022
109 Industrial Road, Caledon
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Fewster Community Recycling Centre
September 17, 2022
1126 Fewster Drive, Mississauga
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Heart Lake Community Recycling Centre
September 24, 2022
420 Railside Drive, Brampton
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Support local food banks with a donation

Consider bringing one or more non-perishable food items (such as canned vegetables, soups and packages of pasta) to the event along with your papers.