Download the Guelph Waste app for collection reminders and sorting tips
Guelph uses a three-stream automated waste collection system. Your green organics cart is collected every week. Your blue recycling and grey garbage carts are collected every other week—one week, you put the green and blue carts at the curb; the next week the green and grey carts.
On your collection day
Place carts at the curb before 6:30 a.m. (5 a.m. downtown); no earlier than 5 p.m. the night before. Please put your carts away by 7 p.m. on your collection day. Please store the carts on your property, away from the road and boulevard; in the garage, or against a wall or fence.
Pick up a printed garbage collection schedule:
- Evergreen Seniors Community Centre
- Guelph Public Library locations
- ServiceGuelph, City Hall
- Victoria Road Recreation Centre
- Waste Resource Innovation Centre
- West End Community Centre
For more information
Solid Waste Resources