Category Archives: Garbage and recycling

City of Guelph services during COVID-19

September 13, 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


Is hair spray considered hazardous waste? You bet it is.

September 3, 2021

When you think about household hazardous waste, you might be thinking about engine oil or chemicals from cleaning products, but hairspray, cooking spray and spray-on sunscreen are hazardous waste too. Continue reading Is hair spray considered hazardous waste? You bet it is.


Waste Resource Public Liaison Committee vacancy

September 2, 2021

Applications are being accepted for a Waste Resource Public Liaison Committee member. Continue reading Waste Resource Public Liaison Committee vacancy


New policy requires City staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or regularly tested

August 27, 2021

The City of Guelph is implementing a new COVID-19 vaccination policy for employees. Continue reading New policy requires City staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or regularly tested


You’re invited to have your say on how the City manages garbage in Guelph

June 2, 2021

You’re invited to have your say on how the City manages garbage in Guelph. Continue reading You’re invited to have your say on how the City manages garbage in Guelph


Council approves moving forward with the City’s Operations Campus

May 31, 2021

Council has approved the location and site preparations for the Operations Campus—the recommended alternative in the City’s business case presented to Council earlier this month. Continue reading Council approves moving forward with the City’s Operations Campus


Centralized Operations Campus recommended to deliver critical services as Guelph grows

April 22, 2021

The City’s Operations Campus report, scheduled to go before Committee of the Whole on May 3, recommends a centralized campus of facilities. Continue reading Centralized Operations Campus recommended to deliver critical services as Guelph grows


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


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