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Community Recycling Centres

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

All CRCs provide drop-off areas for:

COVID-19 precautions

  • Follow all COVID-19 measures.
  • Don’t visit a CRC if you feel unwell.
  • Masks are mandatory indoors. Masks for outdoor areas of the CRCs are strongly encouraged.
  • CRC staff cannot unload items from your vehicle.
  • Practice physical distancing.

Tires

Disposal fees

Caledon CRC yard waste drop-off:

Payments and receipts:

Additional information

Other information

The Region operates 6 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

Regular hours: Monday – Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Additional operating hours:

  • Summer: Monday - Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., May to August
  • Fall: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., September and October

Additional services:

  • The Salvation Army Thrift Store is closed until further notice.
  • The Salvation Army Donor Welcome Centre accepts reusable items and is open daily from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Check the list of acceptable items for donation.

Heart Lake Community Recycling Centre
420 Railside Dr., Brampton

Hours:
Regular hours: Monday – Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Additional operating hours: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., May - October

Additional services:

  • Business Hazardous Waste disposal with approved application.
  • The Salvation Army Donor Welcome Centre accepts reusable items and is open daily from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Check the list of acceptable items for donation. 

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 and donation drop-off are closed until further notice.

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.
  • Donation shed for clothing and textile donations only.

Mississauga

Battleford Community Recycling Centre
2255 Battleford Rd., Mississauga

Regular hours: Monday – Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Additional operating hours:

  • Summer: Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., May to August
  • Fall: Monday - Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., September and October

Additional services:

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.
  • The Salvation Army Donor Welcome Centre accepts reusable items and is open daily from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Check the list of acceptable items for donation.

All Community Recycling Centres (CRCs) are closed on:

  • Family Day
    Monday February 15, 2021
  • Good Friday
    Friday April 2, 2021
  • Easter Sunday
    Sunday April 4, 2021
  • Easter Monday
    Monday April 5, 2021
  • Victoria Day
    Monday May 24, 2021
  • Canada Day
    Thursday July 1, 2021
  • Civic Holiday
    Monday August 2, 2021
  • Labour Day
    Monday September 6, 2021
  • Thanksgiving Day
    Monday October 11, 2021
  • Remembrance Day
    Thursday November 11, 2021
  • Christmas Eve
    Friday December 24, 2021. All CRCs closed at 12 p.m. (noon)
  • Christmas Day
    Saturday December 25, 2021
  • Boxing Day
    Sunday December 26, 2021
  • New Year’s Eve
    Friday December 31, 2021. All CRCs closed at 12 p.m. (noon)
  • New Year’s Day
    Saturday January 1, 2022

Acceptable items – free of charge

Household hazardous waste
You can dispose of these items for free.

Recyclable materials
These items are acceptable recyclable materials.

Reusable items
Donation drop-off areas are available. Limited items are accepted.
Check locations. The Bolton CRC donation drop-off area is closed until further notice.

Other acceptable CRC items – fees apply

Drop-off fees 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.

Check how to sort your waste to learn which items are accepted and how to prepare items for safe disposal.

Disposal fees:

  • A minimum $6 charge will apply for the first 50 kg.
  • Loads over 50 kg will be charged $118 per tonne.
  • Dedicated loads of recycling, metals, electronics, and appliances continue to be accepted for free.

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.

Proof of residence

To drop off items at a CRC you must prove that you live in Peel OR that the business or 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 (for example, 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, and pick-up trucks.
  • Vehicles with trailers (maximum 12 m (40 ft) long).
  • Box trucks and cube vans (maximum 5 m (16 ft) long).
  • Vehicles with a total gross weight less than 5 tonnes (combined weight of vehicle and load).

Tip truck loads – Fewster only

Small tip trucks (maximum 7.50 m (25 ft) long) are accepted at only the Fewster CRC.

Tip trailer loads – Fewster and Heart Lake only

Vehicles with tip trailers (maximum 12 m (40 ft) long) are accepted at only the Fewster and Heart Lake CRCs.

Unacceptable vehicles for all CRC locations:

  • Dump trucks
  • Stake trucks
  • Roll-off trucks
  • Garbage packer trucks
  • Tractor trailers
  • Any vehicle heavier than 5 tonnes (gross weight)

For health and safety and liability reasons, CRCs cannot accept walk-ins, bicycle traffic, or e-bikes on the platform.

You may walk or ride a bike, to drop off items at the Reuse or Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) areas of the CRCs. This includes material normally dropped off on the platforms, e.g., scrap metal (drop off at HHW area).

All paper shredding events have been postponed until further notice.

Shredded paper is not accepted at Peel CRCs.

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.