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Yard waste collection starts in Peel

March 7, 2018   ·   0 Comments

Residents of urban areas in Caledon, as well as Brampton and Mississauga, are advised that yard waste collection starts the week of March 12.
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 or 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, 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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