110 Dunlop Drive, Guelph
Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed weekends and holidays.
Public waste drop-off hours and fees
The public waste drop-off is open to Guelph residents for garbage, household hazardous waste, yard waste and recyclables.
Recyclables are free to drop-off.
Instead of visiting the drop-off, you can schedule a large item, or extra grey cart pickup by calling 519-767-0598 to schedule and pay for a curbside pickup.
- Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
- Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Closed Sundays and holidays
Commercial waste drop-off
Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed weekends and holidays
How to load your vehicle
Make it a quick, efficient visit by loading your vehicle in this order:
- Waste (household garbage, furniture, appliances etc.)
- Recyclables and residential yard waste (metal, cardboard, glass, plastics, electronics, etc.)
- Household hazardous waste (fluorescent bulbs, batteries, paint, motor oil, etc.).
Waste drop-off fees
The paper shredder is free to use and recyclables and household hazardous waste are free to drop off. Help keep our staff safe by separating recyclables and hazardous waste from other waste before visiting the drop off. This will help to limit your contact with our staff.
There is a $10 minimum fee for dropping off all items listed below. Credit or debit card payments are preferred, but cash is also accepted.
|Fee ($10 minimum applies)”||Fee ($10 minimum applies)|
|Appliances requiring refrigerant / Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) pumpdown e.g. air conditioner, fridge, freezer, dehumidifier, water cooler||$20 per item (HST included)|
|Mixed waste Public Drop-off||$133 per metric tonne (unless you weigh in and out for each material type)|
|Clean fill including stones, sod and topsoil||$133 per metric tonne|
|Concrete, brick, rubble, toilets||$74 per metric tonne|
|Drywall||$86 per metric tonne|
|Mixed construction waste||$140 per metric tonne|
|Shingles (clean, asphalt)||$97 per metric tonne|
|Shingles (asphalt) with mixed construction waste||$140 per metric tonne|
|Wood waste (clean wood)||$84 per metric tonne|
|Yard waste and brush (including Holiday trees)||$133 per metric tonne|
|Ministry of Transportation of Ontario Registered Gross Weight measurement||$20 per measurement (HST included)|
|Safety vests (commercial)||$12 per vest (HST included)|
|Scrap Metal, Electronic Waste, Household Hazardous Waste||Free|
The City does not collect used tires. Please drop off used tires at a registered location.
The scale rounds to the nearest 5 kilograms (kg) and the total fee is rounded to the nearest dollar. Fees subject to change.
For more information
Solid Waste Resources