News Release: May 11, 2018
Waste Exemption Period Offered to Peel Residents on their Garbage Day Collection
BRAMPTON, ON. (MAY 11, 2018) – From May 22 to 31, 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 at the curb without garbage bag tags.
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 and their 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 173,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon. Peel's services touch the lives of residents every day. Recognized as a leader in management and service delivery, the Region of Peel is the only government organization at any level to receive Excellence Canada's Platinum Award for Excellence, Innovation and Wellness®. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca and follow us on Twitter at @regionofpeel.
Media Contacts:Lisa Dhillon
Region of Peel
Tel: 905-791-7800 ext. 4386