News Release: March 4, 2019
Yard Waste Collection Starts in the Region of Peel
BRAMPTON, ON. (Mar. 4, 2019) – Residents in the cities of Brampton, Mississauga and urban areas in the Town of Caledon are advised that yard waste collection starts the week of Monday, March 11. Residents in rural areas of Caledon will have their yard waste picked up on designated Fridays.
Residents are encouraged to visit peelregion.ca/waste and use ‘When Does It Go’ to check their collection day.
Residents in the Canadian Food Inspection Agency Asian Long Horned Beetle quarantined area of Malton cannot move any yard waste, nursery stock, trees, logs, lumber, wood, wood chips and bark chips out of the restricted area. If you live in Malton, put your yard waste on the curb for collection on your regular scheduled waste collection day. Yard waste from this area will not be accepted at any of the Region’s Community Recycling Centres.
Yard waste must be at the curb by 7 a.m. on a resident’s collection day. It must be placed in acceptable bins, containers and/or bags.
A bin/container used for yard waste collection must be:
- clearly labelled "yard waste",
- rigid and reusable with handles that are attached or molded to the exterior,
- smaller than 60 cm (24 in.) wide and 95 cm (38 in.) high, and,
- less than 20 kg (44 lbs.), when full.
A Kraft brown paper bag used for yard waste collection must:
- support a maximum weight of 20 kg (44 lbs.) when lifted, without tearing,
- securely close when full, and,
- be smaller than 66 cm (26 in.) wide and 90 cm (35 in.) high.
Residents can use their old garbage container or blue/grey box to set out yard waste for collection. Learn more.
About the Region of Peel
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 ContactsLisa Dhillon
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 4386