Exemptions to the One Bag Limit

Single-family homes, condos and apartments (two to six units) are allowed one garbage bag/can per week, unless there is an exemption given.

Special Exemptions

Granted to groups and individuals who meet certain criteria.

Exemption Details
Diapers Your household has two or more children under the age of four in diapers.

Apply online or Download application
Daycare You operate a daycare out of a residential property.

Download application
Medical Someone in your household has a medical condition.

Download application
Group Home For group homes operated out of a residence.

Download an application
Charities Charities registered with Canadian Revenue Agency may request collection through the Region's service in addition to recycling collection from a private contractor.

Apply online

Call 905-356-4141 or toll-free 1-800-594-5542 for more information.


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