News Release: June 8, 2020
Garbage exemption period is suspended across Peel
Brampton, ON (June 8, 2020) – The Region of Peel advises residents that the spring garbage exemption period is suspended in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, to minimize manual collection and ensure worker safety, while maintaining services for the long term.
Residents are reminded that:
- You can continue to place up to 2 extra bags on your garbage collection day. No garbage tags needed.
- Bulky items are still not collected at the curb or accepted at Peel Community Recycling Centres until further notice.
If residents must leave their home to dispose of extra garbage bags, residents can take it to any Peel Community Recycling Centre. Check the Community Recycling Centre for locations, hours of operation and free drop-off weight limits.
Residents are encouraged to check peelregion.ca/waste for information or sign up to receive free weekly waste collection reminders.
Region of Peel
The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected Community for Life for approximately 1.5 million people and over 175,000 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 @regionofpeel and Instagram @peelregion.ca.