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Contact Us:
Engineering Services
Department - Solid Waste
Services Division
74 Woolwich Street, Guelph ON N1H 3T9
T. 519.837.2601
F. 519.837.8138
E. wasteinfo@wellington.ca

Posted On Monday, 03 December, 2018

Now that the weekend is over, and you’ve thoroughly read through the November 29 issue of the Wellington Advertiser, please take a moment to look for the 2019 SWS Calendar before recycling the newspaper.
In the Calendar you will find lots of information you might find helpful throughout the year.
Such as…
which day you receive curbside collection
what to do if a holiday lands on your collection day
how to sort your recyclables properly
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Posted On Thursday, 29 November, 2018

Watch for the 2019 SWS Calendar in the November 29 issue of the Wellington Advertiser!
In the calendar you will find lots of information you might find helpful throughout the year.
Such as…
which day you receive curbside collection
what to do if a holiday lands on your collection day
how to sort your recyclables properly
monthly tips
the mobile household hazardous waste depot schedule
and
what to do with electronic waste
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Posted On Thursday, 24 May, 2018

Chances are there were one or more items we do not accept in the County recycling programme in it.
Our collectors are being extra vigilant in checking and leaving behind boxes with non-acceptable items in them.  This is a result of extra pressure from international recycling markets requiring recyclables to have minimal contamination in them. 
Please check our website to review the acceptable materials in our programme.
 We appreciate your understanding...

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Posted On Monday, 07 May, 2018

All County waste facilities, except Elora and Rothsay, accept wood waste. Tipping fees for storm wood debris will be waived through to May 12. Larger loads may be re-directed.
All other regular waste fees apply. Check the County's website for hours and locations.
https://www.wellington.ca/en/resident-services/SWSWaste-Facilities.aspx  
If you have any questions, please contact our office at 519.837.2601 or toll-free at 1.866.899.0248

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Posted On Wednesday, 21 March, 2018

Join us to learn more about the science of composting, how to use your finished compost or just to grab some free advice on composting at home!
Workshop Dates:
April 14, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm - At the Fergus Library
April 21, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm - At the Palmerston Library
To register please contact the library branch that is hosting the workshop on the date you'd like to attend.
Please note: limited seating available!
Fergus Library...

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