Category Archives: Environment

City of Guelph asks businesses to support waste reduction strategy

February 5, 2024

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Some City rates and fees changing January 1

December 21, 2023

On January 1, 2024, rates and fees for some City services and programs, such as water, wastewater, public waste drop-off and parking, will increase. Continue reading Some City rates and fees changing January 1


City of Guelph first municipality in Canada to earn corporate-wide energy management certification

November 1, 2023

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City of Guelph’s Gold Star program recognizes community members for properly sorting waste

October 31, 2023

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City of Guelph gets grant to visit Copenhagen to research healthy urban public spaces and equitable mobility

September 21, 2023

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City of Guelph planting mini forest with big impact

September 6, 2023

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City of Guelph Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for Water and Wastewater Servicing Master Plan Update

August 17, 2023

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City of Guelph Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for Stormwater Management Master Plan Update

August 17, 2023

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City of Guelph’s Greener Homes program launches July 31

July 24, 2023

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Our sustainability story

June 9, 2023

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Asbestos and cement pipes

June 9, 2023

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City of Guelph receives over $2 million from Government of Canada for three climate change-related infrastructure projects

May 25, 2023

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Ontario Public Works Association recognizes City of Guelph with Project of the Year award

May 17, 2023

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Stormwater Management Master Plan: March 2023 progress summary

March 13, 2023

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Water and Wastewater Servicing Master Plan: March 2023 progress summary

March 13, 2023

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By completing a domestic retrofit, St. Joseph’s Health Centre saves over $37,000 annually!

March 9, 2023

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Sleeman Breweries is seeing results with savings of $266,000 annually!

March 9, 2023

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Royal Electric saves over $4,600 annually by replacing an ice machine!

March 9, 2023

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By upgrading their reverse osmosis unit, Vehcom Manufacturing saves $80,500 annually!

March 9, 2023

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City of Guelph settles Crown charges over 2019 bypass spill

February 10, 2023

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Southwest Guelph Water Supply Class Environmental Assessment

May 31, 2022

Since the launch of the Southwest Guelph Water Supply Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) in September 2021, the City has initiated an Operational Testing Program. Continue reading Southwest Guelph Water Supply Class Environmental Assessment


Ontario Public Works Association recognizes City of Guelph with three awards

May 18, 2022

The City of Guelph was recognized with three Ontario Public Works Association (OPWA) awards, including two for Project of the Year. Continue reading Ontario Public Works Association recognizes City of Guelph with three awards


Notice of study commencement: Southwest Guelph Water Supply Class Environmental Assessment

September 16, 2021

Guelph’s population is growing and the City is studying whether our local water resources can meet expected demand, particularly in southwest Guelph. Continue reading Notice of study commencement: Southwest Guelph Water Supply Class Environmental Assessment


Notice of study commencement: Macdonell and Allan Structures Municipal Class Environmental Assessment

August 12, 2021

The City of Guelph has initiated a Municipal Class EA (Class EA) for improvements and modifications to the Macdonell and Allan structures. Continue reading Notice of study commencement: Macdonell and Allan Structures Municipal Class Environmental Assessment


Notice of study commencement: Wyndham Street Municipal Class Environmental Assessment

August 12, 2021

The City of Guelph has initiated a Municipal Class EA (Class EA) to confirm the required improvements to Wyndham Street North. Continue reading Notice of study commencement: Wyndham Street Municipal Class Environmental Assessment