Home health care waste generated from a residential property, including empty colostomy bags, catheters, used bandages, dialy… Continue reading How to dispose of medical waste
LED upgrades paid off faster than anticipated Guelph, Ont., January 18, 2017—The City of Guelph is starting the first city-wi… Continue reading First LED traffic signal replacements underway since original upgrade in 2006
We’re asking people “What matters most to you as the City explores options for Guelph Hydro?” If you get a call, please participate in the poll.
January 16, 2017 In February, the City of Guelph will be inspecting, pruning and removing trees in Riverside Park, Sunny Acre… Continue reading Tree maintenance
Guelph, Ont., January 9, 2017 – City staff have been busy negotiating changes to agreements related to the Hanlon Creek Busin… Continue reading City and Envida recoup costs for proposed district energy system
We want to hear from you as we explore opportunities for Guelph Hydro. Visit http://energizingtomorrow.ca or come to an open house in Guelph or Rockwood
Have you got a fire hydrant near your home? Don’t bury that fire hydrant in snow! Help keep our community safe by shoveling s… Continue reading Rescue a fire hydrant from snow
There will be no waste collection Monday, December 26 (Boxing Day) or Monday, January 2. Collection moved one day ahead all week.
Yard waste drop-off fee waived Guelph, Ont., December 22, 2016 – Starting January 1, some user fees at the Public Waste Drop-… Continue reading Waste user fees change and Saturday downtown waste collection starts January
Guelph, Ont., December 21, 2016– Sorting waste during the holiday season is easy with these holiday waste tips from the City… Continue reading Holiday waste sorting and collection tips
Visit “I want to” at guelph.ca to access City’s most popular online services Guelph, Ont., Thursday, December 15, 2016 – Toda… Continue reading City improves online access to more than 40 services
To encourage more residents to update older, inefficient toilets, the City expanded the Royal Flush rebate program to a wider… Continue reading Royal Flush $75 toilet rebate ends December 31, 2016
Guelph, ON, December 13, 2016—Guelph’s 2017 stormwater, water and wastewater rates take effect January 1. This is the first y… Continue reading 2017 stormwater, water, wastewater rates change January 1
December 6, 2016 Sign up for the City’s new Waste Reminder tool and you’ll never miss your waste collection day again! Regist… Continue reading Don’t miss your waste collection day in 2017
Prepare a 72-hour emergency kit Guelph, Ont., December 6, 2016—The City is once again ramping up its efforts to reduce the im… Continue reading City reminds residents to protect against frozen pipes
We want to hear from you about Guelph’s curbside garbage and recycling collection. Complete the customer satisfaction survey… Continue reading Solid Waste Resources Customer Satisfaction Survey
Stormwater service fee starts January 2017 Guelph, ON, November 30, 2016 – The City of Guelph is hosting a tour of key stormw… Continue reading Media advisory: City hosts stormwater system media tour
Canada-wide industry award recognizes Guelph’s submission as first among four finalists Guelph, Ont., November 30, 2016—Canad… Continue reading City wins award for brownfield site development guidelines
Guelph, Ont., November 25, 2016 – At the December 5 Committee of the Whole meeting, Council and the community will learn abou… Continue reading City shares street tree ownership information with residents through online map
Water main repair work in progress in the early morning of November 23; image courtesy of the City of Guelph Guelph, Ont., No… Continue reading Water main repair finished
Break occurred in Eramosa River Park Eramosa River Park water main break, November 22, 2016; image courtesy of the City of Gu… Continue reading Water main repair to be completed overnight
The City of Guelph and its consultant, AECOM, are exploring options for stormwater service fee credits. Credits would provide… Continue reading Information from the stormwater service fee credit program study open house, November 17, 2016
Smart Wash rebate ends December 31 Guelph, Ont., November 15, 2016—The City’s Smart Wash washing machine rebate program is en… Continue reading City toilet and washing machine rebates are changing
Red pine plantation before thinning (photo by Eli Sagor) Guelph, Ont., November 8, 2016—Beginning this month, red pine planta… Continue reading Arkell Springs tree thinning begins in November
Immediate action taken to reverse losses and ensure unit delivers value for Guelph Guelph, Ont., November 4, 2016 – Operating… Continue reading Senior City administrators put Solid Waste unit at top of list of service reviews
2017 Non-tax-supported budget receives Council approval Guelph, Ont., November 3, 2016—Earlier this evening, Council approved… Continue reading Council approves four dollar monthly residential stormwater service fee
Guelph, Ont., November 3, 2015 – The City is collecting single-use alkaline batteries at the curb, November 14 to 25, for saf… Continue reading Curbside battery collection starts November 14
Collection will take place between November 14 and 25 Guelph, Ont., Wednesday, November 2, 2016 – With many leaves still on c… Continue reading New dates for loose leaf collection in Guelph
Time and date lawn watering restrictions in effect until next spring November 2, 2016, Guelph, Ont.—The City is reducing outs… Continue reading Outside water use moves down to Level 1 Yellow as season ends
The City of Guelph is hosting an open house to introduce a study that will explore options around a stormwater service fee cr… Continue reading Stormwater service fee credit program open house November 17
As of October 24, 2016, residents can visit the Energizing Tomorrow website (hydro.guelph.ca) to learn more about the process and to ask questions.
City launches Energizing Tomorrow website to ensure community is informed and can participate in the process.
Guelph, Ont., October 5, 2016 – The City’s fall bagged yard waste collection starts October 11, with loose leaf curbside pick… Continue reading Fall yard waste collection starts October 11
Guelph, Ont., September 28, 2016 – The City is extending the application deadline for the Community Energy Initiative (CEI) t… Continue reading Application deadline extended for Community Energy Initiative task force
The City is removing the Silver Maple tree in front of 187 Bristol Street by the end of this year to ensure public safety.
Changes will make saving water easier Guelph, Ont., September 27, 2016—Last night Council unanimously approved the updated Wa… Continue reading Council approves updated Water Efficiency Strategy
Update – September 20, 2016-The local funding announcement for media, scheduled for September 23, has been cancelled. Guelph… Continue reading Update: Guelph to receive $7.6 million from Clean Water Wastewater Fund for infrastructure
Time is running out! The City’s seasonal Paint+ Reuse Program will close for the year on Saturday, October 8 and reopen in the spring of 2017.
Beginning on or around September 26, environmental consultants and contractors hired by the City of Guelph will drill three p… Continue reading Notice of work: City drilling groundwater monitoring wells near water supply well on Emma Street
Beginning on or around September 12, engineering consultants and contractors hired by the City of Guelph will be completing t… Continue reading Notice of work: City monitoring well installation along Royal Recreational Trail
Please slow down around waste collection trucks and follow these safety tips. Safety tips for drivers Slow down when approach… Continue reading Stay safe around garbage trucks
Peter Busatto, General Manager, Environmental Services Guelph, Ont., August 29, 2016–The City of Guelph has parted ways with… Continue reading Peter Busatto appointed Guelph’s general manager of Environmental Services
Guelph, Ont., August 24, 2016– The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) awarded the City of Guelph with the 2016… Continue reading Guelph receives award of excellence for waste collection system
The City of Guelph’s new Civic Accelerator, which turns the City into a research, development and commercialization lab for civic technology, has selected winners for the Planning Notifications and Water Data challenges issued on June 20.
Lawn watering and at-home vehicle washing not permitted Guelph, Ont., August 11, 2016—Today, the Grand River Conservation Au… Continue reading Guelph still at Level 2 Red for outside water use
A new flat rate fee of $5 took effect on August 1, 2016 for all residential yard waste brought to the Waste Resource Innovati… Continue reading New yard waste fee at the Public Drop-Off
Help keep our staff safe, do not put hazardous materials in your carts.
City releases development guidelines Guelph, Ont., July 26, 2016–Guelph is taking action to support the redevelopment of prop… Continue reading Guelph supports redevelopment of contaminated sites
Place items loosely in waste carts, do not cram them in. Please make sure everything you put into your cart will fit with the… Continue reading Reminder: Please don’t overstuff your waste carts
Guelph, Ont., July 19, 2016 – Last night Council approved recommended improvements to the Public Waste Drop-off (PDO) site a… Continue reading Council approves improvements and fee changes for public waste drop-off