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Community Recycling Centres (CRCs)

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

The Region operates 6 Community Recycling Centres (CRCs) in Peel: 2 in Brampton, 2 in Caledon, and 2 in Mississauga.

All CRCs provide public drop-off areas for:

  • recyclable and non-recyclable materials.
  • household hazardous waste (limited amounts).

All CRCs provide, for a cost:

  • Backyard composters.
  • Compost.
  • Garbage tags.
  • Rain barrels.

All CRCs are closed on statutory holidays.

Brampton

Brampton Community Recycling Centre
395 Chrysler Dr., Brampton

Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday - Sunday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Additional services:

  • The Teaching Garden features bird and butterfly gardens and plants nourished by compost produced by our composting facility.

Heart Lake Community Recycling Centre
420 Railside Dr., Brampton

Hours:
Monday - Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday - Sunday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Additional services:

  • Business Hazardous Waste disposal with approved application.
  • Reuse drop-off area where residents can drop off reusable items in good condition.

Caledon

Bolton Community Recycling Centre
109 Industrial Rd., Bolton

Hours:
Tuesday - Saturday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sunday - Monday: Closed

Additional services:

  • Business Hazardous Waste disposal with approved application.
  • Free yard waste drop-off.
  • Reuse drop-off area and reuse store. Residents can drop off reusable items in good condition.  These items are sold at moderate prices, and the profits are reinvested back into the community.

Caledon Community Recycling Centre
1795 Quarry Dr., Caledon

Hours: 
Monday - Saturday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Additional services:

  • Reuse drop-off area and reuse store where residents can drop off reusable items in good condition. In return, they can take items that they can use.
  • Free yard waste drop-off.
  • Business Hazardous Waste disposal with approved application.

Mississauga

Battleford Community Recycling Centre
2255 Battleford Rd., Mississauga

Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday - Sunday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Fewster Community Recycling Centre
1126 Fewster Dr., Mississauga

Hours:
Monday - Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday - Sunday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Additional services:

  • Business Hazardous Waste disposal with approved application.

CRCs accept a number of items free of charge including recyclable materials, reusable items, and household hazardous waste.

Check How to Sort Your Waste to learn which items are accepted and how best to prepare items for disposal at a CRC.

Recyclable materials

These items are a sample of acceptable recyclable materials that are free.

  • Any acceptable recyclable item.
  • Large metal appliances (white goods) and fixtures.
  • Tires - passenger car or light truck tires.
  • Select electronics.
  • Scrap metal.
  • Shredded paper.

For a complete list of acceptable recyclable materials, check How to Sort Your Waste.

Reusable items

These items are a sample of acceptable reusable goods.

All items should be in good working condition or disposal fees may apply.

  • Books.
  • Building materials.
  • Clothing.
  • Dimensional lumber.
  • Doors and windows.
  • Home furnishings.
  • Housewares.
  • Plumbing fixtures.
  • Tools and shop equipment.
  • Toys.
  • Working small appliances.

For a complete list of acceptable reusable items, check How to Sort Your Waste.

Other acceptable CRC items – fees apply

Fees apply to some items dropped off at the CRC. You can pay with cash, Debit, Visa or MasterCard.

Here are some examples of items that are subject to drop off fees:

  • Carpet (cleaned of any debris).
  • Clean fill - soil, sod, topsoil, clay, and sand.
  • Construction, renovation and demolition material (insulation must be double bagged). Asbestos is NOT accepted.
  • Drywall.
  • Garbage.
  • Residential yard waste (accepted free of charge, year-round, at the Bolton and Caledon CRCs only).
  • Rubble - brick, concrete, asphalt, ceramic tile, and porcelain.
  • Scrap wood - maximum 1.2 m (4 ft) in length.
  • Shingles.

If your item isn't listed here, check How to Sort Your Waste for disposal instructions.

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.
  • Don't scavenge.

Drop-off fees by load weight

Single loads cannot exceed 750 kg (1653 lbs). Fees are rounded down to the nearest dollar.

  • $5 flat rate for loads up to and including 50 kg.
  • 10¢ per kg for loads greater than 50 kg.

Proof of residence

All waste and recycling taken to a Peel CRC must originate in Peel.

To drop off items at a CRC you must prove that you live in Peel OR that the business/individual you work for – or provide a service for – is located in Peel.

Proof of residence documents include:

  • Residents – identification with a current Peel residential address (i.e., a driver's license and a tax or utility bill).
  • Small businesses – an original signed letter on company letterhead.
  • Contractors – a signed contract or work order with a Peel address referencing the company vehicle.

Acceptable/non acceptable transport vehicles

Vehicles accessing a CRC must meet certain requirements.

Acceptable vehicles:

  • Cars, vans, pick-up trucks.
  • Vehicles with trailers (maximum 12 m (40 ft) long).
  • Box trucks and cube vans (maximum 5 m (16 ft) long).
  • All vehicles with a total gross weight less than 5 tonnes.
  • Vehicles with tip trailers or small tip trucks (maximum 12 m (40 ft) long) (Fewster and Heart Lake CRCs only).

Unacceptable vehicles:

  • Vehicles with trailers longer than 12 m (40 ft).
  • Box trucks and cube vans longer than 5 m (16 ft).
  • Dump trucks, stake trucks, roll-off trucks, garbage packer trucks and tractor trailers.
  • Any vehicles with a gross weight greater than 5 tonnes (combined weight of vehicle and load).

 

Do you have confidential paper or documents?

Save your taxes, bills, income statements and personal information for FREE shredding at Peel CRCs on designated days in the fall of 2016. Regular disposal fees will apply to all other items.

When Does It Go

How to Sort Your Waste

  • Green Bin Items
  • Yard Waste Items
  • Blue Bin Items
  • Garbage Bin Items
  • Community Recycling Centres
  • Special Services
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