Tuesday, 26 April 2016
Saturday, 2 April 2016
Recycling and Garbage Cart Exchange Begins In the Region of Peel April 1, 2016
(April 1, 2016) - Region of Peel residents who use carts for curbside
collection of garbage and recycling, can exchange for a smaller or
larger size from April 1 – April 30 without incurring fees. Organics
(green) carts are one size only and cannot be exchanged.
“Now that our residents have used their carts for three months, they are likely more aware of the amount of waste their household generates.” remarks Norm Lee, Director, Waste Management, Region of Peel. “Making sure residents have cart sizes that are best suited to how much or little waste their household generates will help them successfully participate in the bi-weekly waste collection program.”
To exchange garbage and/or recycling carts, residents must visit peelregion.ca/waste.
Residents are advised of the following important cart exchange information:
Garbage carts will be exchanged the day after residents’ garbage day and recycling carts will be exchanged the day after their recycling day. Residents are advised that garbage and recycling carts will be exchanged separately and should be set out to the curb adhering to their alternating garbage and recycling collection schedule.
If residents’ carts are not exchanged by 8 p.m. the day after their collection day, they must:
If residents do not need to exchange their carts, but require maintenance or to report a lost or stolen cart, they can visit peelregion.ca/waste to process a request.
For more information about waste management services in the Region of Peel visit peelregion.ca/waste.
Communication Specialist, Waste Management
Check out these volunteer opportunities at Rattray Marsh. The first one is next Saturday.
Join us for our annual Rattray Marsh clean-up. Meet at any entrance to Rattray Marsh Conservation Area.
Help the forest recover from the invasive emerald ash borer. Meet at the bottom of the Bexhill Road entrance.
Volunteer Stewards ProgramTraining Day: Sunday, May 1, 10 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.
Help combat invasive species by working on a designated area of Rattray Marsh. Please contact us to register for this program.
Saturday, May 14 and Saturday, June 11, 9 A.M. - 12 P.M.
Help control the spread of invasive species by removing them from Rattray Marsh. Meet at the bottom of the Bexhill Road entrance.
Native Plant Propagation ProgramFirst Plant Back Day: Monday, June 20, 4:30 P.M.-7:30 P.M.>
Volunteers are needed to plant and grow wildflowers native to Rattray Marsh for future restoration projects. Please contact us to register for this program.
For more information:
(905) 670-1615 ext. 441 or