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Community Recycling Centres

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

All CRCs are temporarily closed

Due to the winter storm, all CRCs are temporarily closed for the remainder of today, December 23. All CRCs are scheduled to reopen on December 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon).

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:

Disposal fees

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

Payments and receipts:

Additional information

Other information

All CRCs are temporarily closed

Due to the winter storm, all CRCs are temporarily closed for the remainder of today, December 23. All CRCs are scheduled to reopen on December 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon).

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:
Wednesday 4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., May - 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:

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., May - 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 2023, all Community Recycling Centres (CRCs) are closed on:

  • Family Day
    Monday February 20
  • Good Friday
    Friday April 7
  • Easter Sunday
    Sunday April 9
  • Easter Monday
    Monday April 10
  • Victoria Day
    Monday May 22
  • Canada Day
    Saturday July 1
  • Civic Holiday
    Monday August 7
  • Labour Day
    Monday September 4
  • National Truth and Reconciliation Day
    Saturday September 30
  • Thanksgiving Day
    Monday October 9
  • Remembrance Day
    Saturday November 11
  • Christmas Eve
    Sunday December 24. All CRCs closed at 12 p.m. (noon)
  • Christmas Day
    Monday December 25
  • Boxing Day
    Tuesday December 26
  • New Year’s Eve
    Sunday December 31. All CRCs closed at 12 p.m. (noon)
  • New Year’s Day
    Monday January 1, 2024

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 12.5 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.
  • Do not stand on walls or guardrails while unloading waste items.
  • Be careful when throwing waste into bins.
  • 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 2023.

  • There is no limit to how much paper you can bring.
  • Regular disposal fees apply to all other items.
  • To keep the traffic flow moving quickly and efficiently, you won’t be able to watch as your documents are shredded.

2023 fall paper shredding events:

Fewster Community Recycling Centre
October 14, 2023
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Bolton Community Recycling Centre
October 21, 2023
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Heart Lake Community Recycling Centre
October 28, 2023
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.

Backyard composters are sold from April to June at the Fewster, Heart Lake, and Bolton CRCs only (while quantities last).

Each composter:

  • Costs $22.00 (including taxes).
  • Has a capacity of 300 L (80 gal).
  • Is made from recycled materials and is BPA-free.
  • Has a twist-locking lid.
  • Has a harvest door for removing compost easily.