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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

CRCs are not accepting electronics, tires, large appliances and other bulky items that do not fit in bins or garbage bags.

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.

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.

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.

Fewster Community Recycling Centre
1126 Fewster Dr., Mississauga

Hours:
Daily: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 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.

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.

  • Accessories.
  • Antiques and collectibles.
  • Books and media.
  • Building materials.
  • Dimensional lumber.
  • Doors and windows.
  • Eyeglasses.
  • Furniture.
  • Gently used clothing.
  • Home furnishings.
  • Household items.
  • Housewares.
  • Plumbing fixtures.
  • Power equipment.
  • Shoes.
  • Sports equipment.
  • 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 Debit, Visa or MasterCard. Cash is currently not being accepted.

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.
  • 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

  • $6 flat rate for loads up to and including 50 kg.
  • 12¢ per kg for loads greater than 50 kg. Fees are rounded down to the nearest dollar.
  • Single loads cannot exceed 750 kg (1653 lbs).

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).

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.