News release: December 6, 2021
Disruption to waste collection services in some areas of Peel Region
BRAMPTON, ON (Dec. 6, 2021) – As a result of a labour dispute involving one of Peel’s waste collection contractors, Emterra Environmental and its employees, some residents in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga will experience temporary changes to their curbside waste pickup beginning today, Monday, December 6. Please refer to this map for information about impacted areas.
For strike-affected residents during their garbage week:
- Continue to put garbage and organics at the curb on your scheduled garbage collection day.
- You may experience collection delays. Please leave garbage and organics at the curb until further notice (even on the weekend).
- No bulky items will be picked up during the labour disruption.
For strike-affected residents during their recycling week:
- Recycling will not be picked up during the labour disruption.
- Please hold onto your recycling until further notice.
- Your organics will not be collected on your recycling week. It will only be collected on your garbage week.
Yard waste collection for strike-affected residents:
- Yard waste will not be picked up during the labour disruption.
- Please hold onto your yard waste until further notice.
Check peelregion.ca/waste for further updates or follow Public Works on Twitter at twitter.com/peelpublicworks for updated service information.
We thank everyone for their patience as we work to support waste collection during this labour disruption. Keeping public health and safety top of mind for our communities, we’ve temporarily changed the collection program to allow collection crews to focus on our first priority of picking up garbage and organics from homes affected by the strike. We encourage residents to visit our website or social channels often for updated information.
Norman Lee, Director of Waste Management
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.