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Community Recycling Centres

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

Temporary changes due to COVID-19

  • Single loads (one per day) weighing 100 kg (220.4 lbs) or less are free of charge.
  • If a load exceeds 100 kg, the first 100 kg is free, then a 12¢ per kg charge will apply to the rest of load.
  • Only payment by debit, VISA or MasterCard are accepted. CRCs cannot accept cash payments at this time.
  • Paper receipts will not be provided on-site. For a receipt, send us an email stating which CRC you visited, the date of your visit, and your license plate number.
  • CRC staff are practicing physical distancing. They cannot unload items from your vehicle.
  • Wait times may be longer than usual.

CRCs are not accepting:

  • electronics
  • tires
  • large appliances

Yard waste drop-off at Caledon CRC

A yard waste load weighing up to 150 kg (330.6 lbs) can be dropped off for free at the Caledon CRC.

If a yard waste load exceeds 150 kg, the first 150 kg is free, then a 12¢ per kg charge will apply to the rest of load.

Closed until further notice:

Suspended until further notice:

All CRCs provide public drop–off areas for:

Other information

The Region operates 6 Community Recycling Centres (CRCs) in Peel: 2 in Brampton, 2 in Caledon, and 2 in Mississauga. All CRCs are closed on statutory holidays.

Brampton

Brampton Community Recycling Centre
395 Chrysler Dr., Brampton

Hours:
Daily: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Extended hours: open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday until 8 p.m.

The Salvation Army Thrift Store's retail location store is temporarily closed due to COVID-19.

Heart Lake Community Recycling Centre
420 Railside Dr., Brampton

Hours:
Daily: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Extended hours: open Thursdays until 8 p.m.

Additional services: Business Hazardous Waste disposal with approved application.

Caledon

Bolton Community Recycling Centre
109 Industrial Rd., Bolton

Hours:
Tuesday to Saturday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday and Monday: Closed

Additional services: Business Hazardous Waste disposal with approved application.

Caledon Community Services' Evolve Lifestyle store is temporarily closed due to COVID-19.

Caledon Community Recycling Centre
1795 Quarry Dr., Caledon

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

Additional services: Business Hazardous Waste disposal with approved application.

Mississauga

Battleford Community Recycling Centre
2255 Battleford Rd., Mississauga

Hours:
Daily: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Extended hours: open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday until 8 p.m.

Fewster Community Recycling Centre
1126 Fewster Dr., Mississauga

Hours:
Daily: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Extended hours: open Thursdays until 8 p.m.

Additional services: Business Hazardous Waste disposal with approved application.

All Community Recycling Centres (CRCs) are closed on statutory holidays.

  • Family Day
    Monday February 17, 2020.
  • Good Friday
    Friday April 10, 2020.
  • Easter Sunday
    Sunday April, 12, 2020.
  • Victoria Day
    Monday May 18, 2020.
  • Canada Day
    Wednesday July 1, 2020.
  • Civic Holiday
    Monday August 3, 2020.
  • Labour Day
    Monday September 7, 2020.
  • Thanksgiving Day
    Monday October 12, 2020.
  • Christmas Eve
    Thursday December 24, 2020. All CRCs closed at 12 p.m. (noon).
  • Christmas Day
    Friday December 25, 2020.
  • Boxing Day
    Saturday December 26, 2020.
  • New Year’s Eve
    Thursday December 31, 2020. All CRCs closed at 12 p.m. (noon).
  • New Year’s Day
    Friday January 1, 2021.

Loads up to 100 kg

CRCs are accepting loads of recyclable materials, garbage, yard waste and household hazardous waste. If a load weighs 100 kg (220.4 lbs) or less, there is no charge.

Loads exceeding 100kg

Starting June 11, if a load exceeds 100 kg, the first 100 kg is free, then a disposal fee will apply to the rest of the load.

Fees for other items

Fees apply to some items dropped off at the CRC. You can pay by debit, Visa or MasterCard. Cash is not accepted at this time.

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 examples of acceptable recyclable materials.

Reusable items

Donation drop-off areas at all CRCs are closed until further notice. Hold on to reusable items.

Other acceptable CRC items – fees apply

Starting June 11, drop-off fees will apply to items such as:

  • Garbage.
  • Residential yard waste.
  • Clean fill - soil, sod, topsoil, clay, and sand.
  • Construction, renovation and demolition material (insulation must be double-bagged). Asbestos is NOT accepted.

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.
  • CRC staff are practicing physical distancing. They cannot unload items from your vehicle.
  • Don't scavenge.

Drop-off fees by load weight

Starting June 11:

  • Disposal is free for loads weighing 100 kg (220 lbs) or less.
  • If a load exceeds 100 kg, the first 100 kg is free, then a 12¢ per kg (2.2 lbs) charge will apply to the rest of load. Fees are rounded down to the nearest dollar.
  • Single loads cannot exceed 750 kg (1653 lbs).

Proof of residence

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 and unacceptable 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).

For health and safety and liability reasons the CRCs cannot accept walk-ins, bicycle traffic, or e-bikes on the platform. You may walk, ride a bike, etc. to drop off items at the Reuse or Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) areas of the CRCs. This includes material that is normally dropped off on the platforms, e.g. scrap metal (drop off at HHW area).

All spring paper shredding events have been postponed.

Bring your unbound paper – such as taxes, bills, income statements and personal information – to a Peel Community Recycling Centre (CRC) for free shredding on designated days in 2020.

  • There is no limit to how much paper you can bring.
  • You're welcome to stay and watch as your documents are shredded.
  • Regular disposal fees apply to all other items.
  • Garbage, recycling or organics cart exchanges will NOT take place at paper shredding events.

Shredding event dates and locations

Heart Lake CRC, 420 Railside Dr., Brampton
September 21, 2019, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Fewster CRC, 1126 Fewster Dr., Mississauga
September 28, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.