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Customer Care Centre

City of Pickering
One The Esplanade
Pickering, ON L1V 6K7
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Email the Customer Care Centre

T. 905.683.7575
TTY. 905.420.1739
Toll Free: 1.877.420.4666
F. 905.420.4610

Garbage Bag Tags

Residents setting out more than 4 bags of garbage every 2 weeks are required to tag each bag over the 4-bag limit. Garbage Bag Tags are special peel-and-stick labels that can be attached to your garbage bag.

Visit the Durham Region website for more information.

Garbage Bag Tags are easy to use:

  • peel the tag and flag it around the top of any additional bags above the four bag limit
  • do not use as a twist-tie
  • when using garbage cans, tags should be placed on the top item inside the can
  • there is no limit to the number of properly tagged garbage bags set out for collection, provided they are tagged

Residents can purchase bag tags at the following locations for $1.50 each:

Pickering Civic Centre (accepts cash only)
Monday-Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Pickering Recreation Complex (accepts all payment methods)
Monday-Friday: 6 am to 10 pm, Saturday-Sunday: 7 am to 8 pm