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Council approves improvements and fee changes for public waste drop-off

Guelph, Ont., July 19, 2016  – Last night Council approved recommended improvements to the Public Waste Drop-off (PDO) site and the residential yard waste collection program that require changes to existing fees, starting August 1. “The changes approved by Council at last night’s meeting are the first step in making yard waste processing and the Public Drop-off more efficient, user-friendly and cost-effective,” says Cameron Walsh, plant manager of Solid Waste Resources. “We heard loud and clear that there’s a need for improvements at the Waste Resources Innovation Centre, specifically for the yard waste drop off, and we’re ready to put in place changes this summer.” The short- and long-term changes include: A new design for the weigh scales at the Public Drop-off to accommodate more… Continue reading Council approves improvements and fee changes for public waste drop-off

City proposes improvements to yard waste collection and public drop-off

Customer feedback prompts recommended changes Guelph, Ont., June 24, 2016 – The City is recommending improvements to its residential yard waste collection program and Public Waste Drop-off (PDO) site, for consideration at the July 5 Infrastructure, Development and Enterprise Committee meeting. “We heard from Public Drop-Off users and Guelph residents there’s a need to expand residential yard waste collection and improve access at the Waste Resources Innovation Centre,” says Cameron Walsh, plant manager of Solid Waste Resources. “We’re recommending a number of changes to make yard waste processing and the Public Drop-off more efficient, user-friendly and cost-effective.” The recommendations to be discussed on July 5 include: Expanding residential curbside yard waste collection to run biweekly from April to November, starting in 2017. Improving site access… Continue reading City proposes improvements to yard waste collection and public drop-off