Hours, Locations, Maps

County waste facilities are available to all residents and businesses in the County of Wellington (excludes City of Guelph).

NoteHours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 pm on site-specific days. County waste facilities are not open on Sundays or Mondays. Please see our Holiday Rescheduling page for statutory holiday dates that the waste facilities will be closed. 

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NEW HOURS: Effective January 1, 2014, the site will be open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Renovations to create a long term transfer operation will be continuing in the new year.  All services are available.  Please note that the landfill portion of the site is closed. The new waste bins can only manage small loads of garbage and mixed waste.  Please contact the SWS office should you need information on alternate locations for large loads of waste.

 Aberfoyle Waste Facility*

  • Driving instructions - 6922 Concession 4, Township of Puslinch:

    Maltby Rd turns into Concession 4 at the Hanlon Expressway. 
    Head West from the Hanlon (on Concession 4) the site is on the right side, just before Wellington Rd 35.

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    Riverstown Waste Facility* - Open Tuesday through Saturday
    Reuse Centre / Select HHW Depot / Wood

    • Driving instructions - 7254 Sideroad 5 West, Township of Wellington North:

      Site is North of Kenilworth, South of Mt. Forest (closer to Kenilworth).  
      From Highway #6, drive to Sideroad Rd # 5 W.
      (Turn left if driving North, right if driving South - at Quality Homes). 
      Site is on right side.

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    Belwood Waste Facility* - Open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
    Reuse Centre / Select HHW Depot / Wood

    • Driving instructions - 8585 Wellington Road 19, Township of Centre Wellington:

      Wellington Rd 19 is a continuation of Garafraxa Street from Fergus.  
      Site is between Fifth and Sixth Line (closer to Sixth on South side). 
      From the West, drive past Fifth Line and watch for site on the right side. 
      From the East, drive through Belwood past the Sixth Line - site is on left side.

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    Elora Waste Facility - Open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
    Select HHW Depot

    • Driving instructions - 6549 Gerrie Road, Township of Centre Wellington:

      Site is on Gerrie Rd, west of Beatty Line, East of Irvine - just North of Colborne St.  
      Take Wellington Rd 18 (North side of river) to Gerrie Rd. 
      Turn right if driving West - left if driving East. 
      Site is on right just past the stop sign.  

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    Harriston Waste Facility* - Open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
    Select HHW Depot / Wood

    • Driving instructions - 5668 Highway 23, Town of Minto:

      Site is approximately 1 km south of Hwy 23 and County Rd 87 intersection, and just North of Sideroad 7.  
      From Palmerston, go North on Hwy 23, (formerly 89). 
      From Harriston, go South on Hwy 23.

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    Rothsay Waste Facility - Open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

    • Driving instructions - 8495 Wellington Road 7, Township of Mapleton:

      Site is on County Rd 7, West of Sideroad 15.  From Drayton, take County Rd 11 to County Rd 7 and turn left. Site is on right side heading North.

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