Holiday hours for the City of Guelph facilities and programs.
Guelph, Ont., December 11, 2017—On Thursday, December 7, a fire broke out at the City’s Organic Waste Processing Facility. Th… Continue reading Operations back to normal at City’s organics facility
The holiday season is filled with decorations, parties and gifts which can mean a lot more waste. Here are some easy tips to… Continue reading Holiday waste sorting and collection tips
Guelph, Ont., December 7, 2017—Around noon today a fire broke out at the City’s Organic Waste Processing Facility, located at… Continue reading Fire at City’s organics facility extinguished by fire department
Sign up for reminders and never miss your waste collection day again! Register online to receive weekly reminders by text, em… Continue reading Don’t miss your waste collection day in 2018
Yard waste collection takes place twice yearly – once in the spring and once in the fall.
Final recommendations coming March 2018 City Council approved a revised timeline for the Solid Waste Resource Business Servic… Continue reading Revised timeline for Solid Waste Resource business service review
Five of six Guelph waste services meet or exceed financial benchmarks Guelph, Ont., September 7, 2017– A special Council meet… Continue reading City shares early findings from Solid Waste Resources business service review
Pilot program aims to reduce recyclables going to landfill Guelph, Ont., Wednesday, June 28, 2017 – Wait! Don’t toss that emp… Continue reading Sorting it right in Guelph’s parks this summer
Guelph, Ont., June 2, 2017 – The City of Guelph is making changes to some of its waste collection routes, which roll out over… Continue reading Guelph changing some waste collection routes June 20-30
Guelph, Ont., May 17, 2017 – In celebration of National Public Works Week—May 21 to 27—the City of Guelph is hosting an open… Continue reading City hosts Public Works Week open house May 25
Guelph, Ont., May 16, 2017 – Guelph’s spring Goods Exchange Weekend is May 19 to 22. Residents looking to get rid of unwanted… Continue reading Goods Exchange Weekend begins May 19
Staff checking waste carts for correct sorting Guelph, Ont., May 11, 2017 – Starting next week City staff will evaluate how w… Continue reading City takes hands-on approach to residential waste diversion
Solid Waste Resources review under way Guelph, Ont., March 30, 2017 – The City of Guelph began implementation of the Council… Continue reading City initiates business service reviews
Guelph, Ont., March 30, 2017 – As spring cleaning season kicks off, here are tips and a reminder of the 2017 waste fees at th… Continue reading Spring cleaning? Waste disposal fees and tips
Register now for 14th annual Guelph Clean and Green Community Cleanup Guelph, Ont., March 3, 2017 – On Earth Day, Saturday, A… Continue reading Help clean up Guelph on April 22
Home health care waste generated from a residential property, including empty colostomy bags, catheters, used bandages, dialy… Continue reading How to dispose of medical waste
Yard waste drop-off fee waived Guelph, Ont., December 22, 2016 – Starting January 1, some user fees at the Public Waste Drop-… Continue reading Waste user fees change and Saturday downtown waste collection starts January
Guelph, Ont., December 21, 2016– Sorting waste during the holiday season is easy with these holiday waste tips from the City… Continue reading Holiday waste sorting and collection tips
Visit “I want to” at guelph.ca to access City’s most popular online services Guelph, Ont., Thursday, December 15, 2016 – Toda… Continue reading City improves online access to more than 40 services
Immediate action taken to reverse losses and ensure unit delivers value for Guelph Guelph, Ont., November 4, 2016 – Operating… Continue reading Senior City administrators put Solid Waste unit at top of list of service reviews
Time is running out! The City’s seasonal Paint+ Reuse Program will close for the year on Saturday, October 8 and reopen in the spring of 2017.
Please slow down around waste collection trucks and follow these safety tips. Safety tips for drivers Slow down when approach… Continue reading Stay safe around garbage trucks
Guelph, Ont., August 24, 2016– The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) awarded the City of Guelph with the 2016… Continue reading Guelph receives award of excellence for waste collection system
Help keep our staff safe, do not put hazardous materials in your carts.
Place items loosely in waste carts, do not cram them in. Please make sure everything you put into your cart will fit with the… Continue reading Reminder: Please don’t overstuff your waste carts
Guelph, Ont., July 19, 2016 – Last night Council approved recommended improvements to the Public Waste Drop-off (PDO) site a… Continue reading Council approves improvements and fee changes for public waste drop-off
Guelph, Ont., July 13, 2016 – Guelph’s Material Recovery Facility is safe to be occupied, according to a structural engineer… Continue reading Guelph’s Material Recovery Facility structurally safe after fire
Update – 4:30 p.m. The Guelph Fire Department has extinguished the fire and is assessing the damage. A structural assessment… Continue reading Update: Fire at Guelph’s Material Recovery Facility closes 110 Dunlop Drive
Customer feedback prompts recommended changes Guelph, Ont., June 24, 2016 – The City is recommending improvements to its resi… Continue reading City proposes improvements to yard waste collection and public drop-off
A look at some of the budget details On December 10, 2015, City Council approved a $216 million operating budget and a $61 mi… Continue reading 2016 budget highlights
Guelph, ON, December 9, 2015 – The City of Guelph’s former manager of Wastewater Services, Cam Walsh, rejoins the City as the… Continue reading Accomplished municipal leader rejoins City as interim Solid Waste Resources manager
In the coming weeks, the City will begin an audit of Guelph’s curbside waste—organic material, recyclables and garbage—from randomly selected properties throughout the city.
The City of Guelph’s second Open Guelph Hackathon came to close on March 1 with nine apps submitted to enhance City services.
The City of Guelph has posted this media release on behalf of Waste Diversion Ontario. Toronto, ON, January 22, 2014 – Waste… Continue reading Guelph wins WDO’s first Ron Lance Memorial Award for highest residential waste diversion rate
Together, through diligent waste sorting, using carts instead of plastic bags, and processing our organic waste at our new facility, we diverted 68 per cent of our waste from landfill in 2012.
Guelph, On, November 6 – Three of the City’s recently won industry waste awards were presented to City Council on Monday even… Continue reading City awarded gold and silver from the Municipal Waste Association
Guelph, On, October 28, 2013 – The City was recognized last Thursday evening by The Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO) for it… Continue reading Recycling Council of Ontario recognizes City’s waste diversion achievements
The City Guelph was honoured for excellence in communications last night at the Canadian Public Relations Society Pinnacle Awards in Hamilton.