News Release: August 26, 2019
Peel’s fall garbage exemption period
BRAMPTON, ON (August 26, 2019) – The Region of Peel reminds all residents about the remaining garbage exemption periods for 2019 and early 2020:
|OLD DATES||NEW DATES|
(two weeks following Labour Day holiday)
|September 16-27, 2019|
|January 27-31, 2020
February 3-7, 2020
For this coming fall, check your collection calendar at peelregion.ca/waste to find your garbage exemption day.
During the exemption period, remember to put your extra garbage out only on your garbage collection day, not on your recycling collection day.
There is no maximum amount of acceptable garbage (check our website for a full list of items) that 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.
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.
Media ContactsSangeeta Sundaresan
Communication Specialist, Public Works
Region of Peel
9057917800 extn: 7963