Category Archives: Garbage and recycling

City of Guelph services during COVID-19

April 8, 2021

Guelph’s municipal programs and services during COVID-19. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter using #COVID19Guelph for updates. Continue reading City of Guelph services during COVID-19


Guelph updates enforcement of COVID-19 guidelines during provincewide stay-at-home order

April 7, 2021

Following COVID-19 guidelines is the best way to stop the shut downs for good. Continue reading Guelph updates enforcement of COVID-19 guidelines during provincewide stay-at-home order


Give back to Guelph parks: Sign up for Clean and Green

April 6, 2021

This year’s Clean and Green community clean up of Guelph’s parks, trails and open spaces will look a little different, but the premise remains the same: give back to the spaces that give so much to us, especially during times like these. Continue reading Give back to Guelph parks: Sign up for Clean and Green


New this year: City collecting yard waste at the curb every other week starting March 15 until fall

March 10, 2021

we’re collecting yard waste at the curb every other week starting March 15 until fall Continue reading New this year: City collecting yard waste at the curb every other week starting March 15 until fall


City partners with public health and ARCH to address discarded needles in Guelph

September 25, 2020

City partners with public health and ARCH to address discarded needles in Guelph. Continue reading City partners with public health and ARCH to address discarded needles in Guelph


Report shows the City is making headway on renewable energy goal

September 17, 2020

Report shows the City is making headway on renewable energy goal Continue reading Report shows the City is making headway on renewable energy goal


Have your say on how we manage waste in Guelph

August 17, 2020

Join the conversation to help guide Guelph’s Solid Waste Management Master Plan Continue reading Have your say on how we manage waste in Guelph


Guelph’s COVID-19 recovery efforts well underway

June 17, 2020

Guelph City Council approves downtown dining district, increasing support for local non-profit organizations and reinstating parking fees, transit fares Continue reading Guelph’s COVID-19 recovery efforts well underway


Guelph City Council approves more fiscal relief measures in response to COVID-19

April 16, 2020

During an emergency meeting earlier today, Guelph City Council approved several recommendations to support the City’s response to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Continue reading Guelph City Council approves more fiscal relief measures in response to COVID-19


Solid Waste Management Master Plan public engagement update

February 4, 2020

Continue reading Solid Waste Management Master Plan public engagement update


The future of waste management in Guelph

November 28, 2019

Dr. Dianne Saxe, former Environmental Commissioner for Ontario, to speak at the launch of Guelph’s Solid Waste Management Master Plan update December 9. Continue reading The future of waste management in Guelph


Things looking rosy with City of Guelph’s new GM of Environmental Services

April 29, 2019

Today the City of Guelph welcomes Jennifer Rose as the general manager of Environmental Services. Rose comes to the City with 15 years’ experience in the municipal sector, most recently as director of Environmental Services for the City of Vaughan. Continue reading Things looking rosy with City of Guelph’s new GM of Environmental Services


Operations resume at City’s Waste Resource Innovation Centre after Saturday’s fire

April 14, 2019

Shortly after 2:40 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, Guelph Fire responded to a fire in the transfer station that houses collected garbage before being transported to the landfill. Continue reading Operations resume at City’s Waste Resource Innovation Centre after Saturday’s fire


Guelph City Council approves updated Waste Management Bylaw

March 19, 2019

Guelph’s updated waste bylaw includes changes for multi-residential collection, grass clippings and medical waste collection Continue reading Guelph City Council approves updated Waste Management Bylaw


Multi-residential waste collection February 2019 update

February 7, 2019

We plan to be collecting waste from up to 30 multi-residential properties by the end of 2019. Continue reading Multi-residential waste collection February 2019 update


Multi-residential waste collection: January 2019 update

January 18, 2019

Continue reading Multi-residential waste collection: January 2019 update


City shares Solid Waste Resources business service review final report

May 17, 2018

Continue reading City shares Solid Waste Resources business service review final report


City shares early findings from Solid Waste Resources business service review

September 7, 2017

Continue reading City shares early findings from Solid Waste Resources business service review


Guelph receives award of excellence for waste collection system

August 24, 2016

Continue reading Guelph receives award of excellence for waste collection system


2016 budget highlights

December 16, 2015

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Guelph wins WDO’s first Ron Lance Memorial Award for highest residential waste diversion rate

January 22, 2014

Continue reading Guelph wins WDO’s first Ron Lance Memorial Award for highest residential waste diversion rate


City awarded gold and silver from the Municipal Waste Association

November 6, 2013

Continue reading City awarded gold and silver from the Municipal Waste Association


Recycling Council of Ontario recognizes City’s waste diversion achievements

October 28, 2013

Continue reading Recycling Council of Ontario recognizes City’s waste diversion achievements


City of Guelph honoured for excellent communications

April 12, 2013

The City Guelph was honoured for excellence in communications last night at the Canadian Public Relations Society Pinnacle Awards in Hamilton. Continue reading City of Guelph honoured for excellent communications