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Engineering Services
Department - Solid Waste
Services Division
74 Woolwich Street, Guelph ON N1H 3T9
T. 519.837.2601
F. 519.837.8138

Posted On Thursday, 02 April, 2020

WELLINGTON COUNTY, ON – The County of Wellington has implemented proactive measures to limit transmission of the COVID-19 virus. As a result, all County Waste Facilities have been closed to the public until further notice. All County of Wellington residents are asked to use the curbside collection services for their residential waste needs at this time. Garbage must be placed in a County-issued User Pay garbage bag.
User Pay garbage bags are available through many...


Posted On Wednesday, 25 March, 2020

Curbside collection of user pay garbage and recyclables is taking place as per our regular collection schedule today. This is Wednesday Week 1, which includes urban areas of the Township of Centre Wellington and the rural areas west of Highway 6 in Centre Wellington.
A list of user pay bag retailers and a map of locations is available on our website at .
Thank you for your cooperation.


Posted On Tuesday, 24 March, 2020

Curbside collection of user pay garbage and recyclables is continuing as per our regular schedule today.  Tuesday collection includes both urban and rural areas in the Township of Mapleton, and urban areas in the Town of Minto.   We apologize for any confusion.


Posted On Friday, 20 March, 2020

The County of Wellington has implemented proactive measures to limit further transmission of COVID-19.  All County waste facilities are closed to the public until further notice.   Curbside collection of both garbage and blue box recyclables are not currently impacted by this closure. 
All materials should be placed out by 7:00 am on your regular collection day. Please be advised that garbage must be in County-issued user pay garbage bags in order to be...


Posted On Monday, 02 March, 2020

The Mobile Household Hazardous Waste depot has moved from the Harriston waste facility to the Belwood waste facility, and will be there for the whole month of March.
*Please allow for time at the beginning and end of every month to empty, move and set up the depot*
The mobile depot will be stationed at:
8585 Wellington Rd 19, Centre Wellington Twp.
Operating Hours are:
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays
Open to all Wellington County residents. This excludes...


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