News Release: May 15, 2019
New Changes to Peel’s Garbage Exemption Period
Brampton, ON (May 13, 2019) – The Region of Peel’s Garbage Exemption Periods have changed. The new dates for 2019 and early 2020 are:
|Old Dates||New Dates|
(two weeks following Victoria Day holiday)
|June 17-28, 2019|
(two weeks following Labour Day holiday)
|September 16-27, 2019|
|January 27-31, 2020
February 3-7, 2020
Check your downloadable waste collection calendar at peelregion.ca/waste to find out your new garbage exemption dates.
During an exemption period there is no maximum amount of acceptable (check the website for a full list) garbage you can put on the curb. Garbage bag tags are not required during exemption periods.
Each excess garbage bag cannot:
- Weigh more than 20 kg (44 lbs).
- Be larger than 66 cm (26 in) wide and 90 cm (35 in) high.
- Be smaller than 30 cm (12 in) wide and 30 cm (12 in) high.
Place your extra garbage out on your garbage collection day, not on your recycling collection day. Put your excess garbage close to but not on top of your garbage bins, leaving at least 1 m (3 ft.) of clear space between your extra garbage item(s) and your bins.
The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected Community for Life for more than 1.5 million people and 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. Recognized as a leader in management and service delivery, the Region of Peel is the only government organization at any level to receive Excellence Canada's Platinum Award for Excellence, Innovation and Wellness®. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca and follow us on Twitter at @regionofpeel.
Region of Peel
905-791-7800 x 7963