News release: January 5, 2022
No winter garbage exemption period in Peel due to rising COVID-19 cases
Brampton, ON. (January 5, 2022) – Peel Region advises residents that the winter garbage exemption period (originally scheduled from January 24 to February 4) is suspended. This is being done in response to the record-rising COVID-19 cases, and to ensure the health and safety of essential front-line staff while maintaining Regional services for the long term.
Residents are reminded that:
- Garbage tags must be used to dispose of excess garbage bags.
- Untagged garbage will not be collected.
- Bulky item collection will continue every garbage pick up day.
Residents can visit peelregion.ca/waste to order garbage tags if required. Residents can also order garbage tags by phone by calling 905-791-9499 or 905-584-2216 for Caledon residents.
Residents can also take their excess garbage and bulky items to any Peel Community Recycling Centre (CRC), where disposal fees will apply. Check peelregion.ca/waste for locations and hours of operation. Please note that the CRCs only accept credit/debit payment. Cash payments are not accepted.
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.