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For Immediate Release:
August 28, 2017

Waste Exemption Period Offered to Peel Residents on their Garbage Day Collection

BRAMPTON, ON. (AUG. 28, 2017) From Sept. 5 to 14, Peel residents are offered a waste exemption period on their regularly scheduled garbage collection day. Residents are encouraged to visit peelregion.ca/waste to check their collection calendar for their garbage exemption day.
During the waste exemption period, residents who receive curbside collection can place unlimited amounts of acceptable excess garbage and bulky items, i.e. furniture at the curb, without garbage bag tags. Check How to Sort Your Waste to see if an item goes in the garbage.
Each excess garbage bag cannot:

  • Weigh more than 20 kg (44 lbs).
  • Be larger than 66 cm (26 in) wide and 90 cm (35 in) high.
  • Be smaller than 30 cm (12 in) wide and 30 cm (12 in) high.

Residents must ensure there is one metre of space between their excess bags, bulky items, garbage and organics carts.
Excess garbage will not be collected if it is placed at the curb on recycling week.

The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected community for life for more than 1.4 million people and approximately 143,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon. Peel's services touch the lives of residents every day. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca and follow us on Twitter at @regionofpeel.

Media Contacts:

Lisa Dhillon
Communication Co-ordinator
Region of Peel
Tel: 905-791-7800 ext. 4386

Communication Services, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, ON L6T 4B9
Phone: 905-791-7800, Fax: 905-791-0595, e-mail



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