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Yard waste collection starts in Peel

March 15, 2017   ·   0 Comments

Residents of urban areas of Caledon, as well as the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga, are advised that yard waste collection started Monday (March 13).
Residents in rural areas of Caledon will have their yard waste picked up designated Fridays.
Residents are encouraged to visit and use When Does It Go to check their waste management calendar or download their schedule to a personal electronic device.
Yard waste must be at the curb by 7 a.m. on a resident’s collection day. It should be placed in acceptable bins, containers and/or bags.
A bin/container used for yard waste collection must be:
• clearly labelled “yard waste,”
• rigid and reusable with handles that are attached or molded to the exterior,
• smaller than 60 centimetres (24 inches) wide and 95 centimetres (38 inches) high, and
• weigh less than 20 kilograms (44 pounds) when full.
A Kraft brown paper bag used for yard waste collection must:
• support a maximum weigh of 20 kilograms (44 pounds) when lifted, without tearing,
• securely close when full, and
• be smaller than 66 centimetres (26 inches) wide and 90 centimetres (35 inches) high.
Residents can use their old garbage container or blue/grey box to set out yard waste for collection. All repurposed containers must be in good condition and clearly labelled “yard waste” to be collected.



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