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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 Friday, 08 February, 2019

To all residents of Wellington County,
With the windy conditions blowing garbage and blue boxes around, we would like to take a few moments to address this situation.
I don’t think anyone was expecting the wind to be so strong today. It has been wreaking havoc in a number of ways, and we would like you to know that we can appreciate how frustrating it is to have garbage and recyclables strewn across your lawn.
The collection drivers are doing their best to collect...


Posted On Wednesday, 23 January, 2019

Due to winter road conditions, there have been some changes to curbside Blue Box collection routes today.
Blue Box collection was unable to be completed on some of the gravel Sideroads in Centre Wellington Township today (Wednesday). This affects week 2 rural collection areas. Collection on the gravel Sideroads will be completed by end of day tomorrow (Thursday).
All other areas will be collected per usual. We anticipate collection to be completed in all other regularly...


Posted On Monday, 07 January, 2019

For all residents with weekly curbside collection, natural Christmas trees will be picked up on your regular collection day this week. 
There is no charge for this service.
Place your Christmas tree at the curb or roadside in a visible location on the morning of your regular collection day, by 7:00 am.  This will help ensure that your tree is accessible to collectors, and does not become frozen to a snow bank, or buried under fallen snow.  Trees should...


Posted On Monday, 24 December, 2018

All waste facilities will be closed on:
Tuesday, December 25 - Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 26 - Boxing Day
Tuesday, January 1 - New Year's Day
Collection days will be rescheduled as follows:
Please be sure to have your materials out at the curb by 7:00 am, as usual.
Tuesday, December 25 - Christmas Day - moves to Saturday, December 29
Wednesday, December 26 - Boxing Day - moves to Saturday, December 29
Yes, both Christmas Day and...


Posted On Thursday, 13 December, 2018

Tipping fees are increasing from $75.00 to $80.00 per tonne for waste materials, and the minimum scale fee is increasing from $10.00 to $15.00.
These changes will take effect on January 1, 2019, and applies only to loads that are weighed at County Waste Facilities with a scale.
If you have any questions about these changes, please feel free to contact our office at 519.837.2601 or toll-free at 1.866.899.0248.


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