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Guelph’s award-winning organics facility under budget, functioning well

Guelph, On, May 17, 2013 – At the Planning, Building, Engineering and Environment Committee meeting earlier this week, Councillors learned Guelph’s award-winning Organic Waste Processing Facility (OWPF) is functioning well and has successfully achieved all testing and compliance approvals required by the Ministry of the Environment. “We’re pleased all commissioning is now complete, the facility is performing as intended, and its construction came in $1.3 million under budget,” said Dean Wyman, the general manager of Solid Waste Resources. The OWPF was constructed for $31,525,000, which is $1.3 million less than the $32,825,000 allocated capital budget for the project. The facility was up and running on September 27, 2011, once completed by Maple Reinders Ltd., the designer and builder. A voluntary closure of the facility delayed… Continue reading Guelph’s award-winning organics facility under budget, functioning well