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Waste Resource Innovation Centre Public Liaison Committee meeting

Community members are invited to attend the upcoming Waste Resource Innovation Centre (WRIC) Public Liaison Committee meeting. This committee was formerly known as the Organic Waste Processing Facility Committee. The scope of this committee includes the review and exchange of information about the operations of all the facilities at the WRIC. How to participate Public Liaison Committee meetings are held for the purpose of review and exchange of information regarding the operations at the Waste Resource Innovation Centre. To address the committee, community members are asked to register as a delegation by contacting Kate Armstrong at 519-767-0598 extension 2050 or kate.armstrong@guelph.ca and, if possible, provide a written copy of any material to be presented to the committee by 4 p.m. on Monday, June 25. Approved… Continue reading Waste Resource Innovation Centre Public Liaison Committee meeting

Don’t miss your waste collection day in 2018

Sign up for reminders and never miss your waste collection day again! Register online to receive weekly reminders by text, email or phone. You’ll get a reminder the night before your collection day that tells you what carts will be collected. Remember to have your carts at the curb by 6:30 a.m. on your collection day! 2018 Curbside Waste Collection Guide The City’s 2018 Curbside Waste Collection Guide is also available online at guelph.ca/waste and at City facilities. The Guide includes the annual waste collection calendar, sorting lists and more. Copies are available at: City Hall, 1 Carden Street Evergreen Seniors Community Centre, 683 Woolwich Street Guelph Public Library, visit guelphpl.ca for branch information Victoria Road Recreation Centre, 151 Victoria Road North Waste Resource Innovation… Continue reading Don’t miss your waste collection day in 2018

Waste user fees change and Saturday downtown waste collection starts January

Yard waste drop-off fee waived Guelph, Ont., December 22, 2016 – Starting January 1, some user fees at the Public Waste Drop-off will change and Saturday waste collection in the downtown core will begin. Fee changes Changes to the City’s waste fees were approved by Council as part of the 2017 budget. The fee increases more closely reflect the actual cost of processing waste materials and are now more in line with current market prices. The majority of the existing fees remain unchanged. “Although, bi-weekly curbside yard waste collection was not approved as part of the 2017 budget process, Guelph residents can dispose of their bagged or bundled yard waste for free, once again, at 110 Dunlop Drive starting in January,” explains Heather Connell, manager… Continue reading Waste user fees change and Saturday downtown waste collection starts January

City improves online access to more than 40 services

Visit “I want to” at guelph.ca to access City’s most popular online services Guelph, Ont., Thursday, December 15, 2016 – Today, the City of Guelph introduced a new way to access its most popular digital services and released two new online tools. In January, 2016, the City asked Guelph citizens what online services would make their lives or businesses better. Of the 44 ideas that citizens contributed, the following were selected based on feasibility, departmental readiness and cost. I want to: A central hub to find more than 40 of the City’s most popular online services. The services listed will change each season based on what’s new and used the most. “I want to” is available on the homepage of guelph.ca. Waste reminder: This tool sends… Continue reading City improves online access to more than 40 services

City receives award for Downtown Waste Cart Communications Campaign

The City of Guelph’s Solid Waste Resources department is pleased to be a 2015 recipient of a Recycling Council of Ontario Silver Award for excellence in the Municipal Communications category. Received during Waste Reduction Week, October 19-25, the award was for the City’s Downtown Waste Cart Communications Campaign. The campaign was developed with the purpose to engage and inform the downtown community throughout the transition to three stream automated waste collection. The campaign specifically addressed the unique downtown environment while ensuring business owners and residents were aware of, prepared for, and successfully adopting the new automated collection system. The City also worked with the Downtown Guelph Business Association and Guelph Downtown Neighborhood Association groups to disseminate information to their members, including conveying the importance of… Continue reading City receives award for Downtown Waste Cart Communications Campaign