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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 Wednesday, 29 November, 2023

Due to inclement weather curbside collection has been delayed in some areas.
Township of Mapleton – rural recycling collection will be postponed until Saturday December 2 .
Town of Minto – rural organics collection will be postponed to Saturday December 2 .
Please have materials curbside by 7:00 am on Saturday.
If you have any questions, please contact our office at 519.837.2601 or


Posted On Tuesday, 28 November, 2023

This is a reminder for urban residents that curbside collection of leaf and yard waste is nearly complete for 2023.
Urban residents in  Minto, Centre Wellington (East of Hwy 6), Wellington North, and Puslinch , your final curbside collection of leaf and yard waste started yesterday at 7:00 am , and will conclude this week.
Any Wellington County residents who have leaf and yard waste yet to be disposed of, may do so for free until the end of November, at our waste...


Posted On Friday, 10 November, 2023

Curbside collection of leaf and yard waste will be continuing throughout the weekend in Guelph-Eramosa, Erin, and Centre Wellington. If you live in these areas and your bagged and bundled leaf and yard waste has not yet been collected, please keep your materials at the curb. Collection crews will be continuing to collect. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.


Posted On Friday, 03 November, 2023

The Mobile Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Depot is moving from the Harriston Waste Facility to the Belwood Waste Facility, and will be there for the month of November.
*Please allow for time at the beginning and end of every month to empty, move and set up the depot*
In November the Mobile HHW Depot will be stationed at: 8585 Wellington Rd 19, Centre Wellington Township
Operating Hours are: Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Open to all...


Posted On Monday, 16 October, 2023

WRW_Daily_Schedule-_LI-1200x1200It’s Waste Reduction Week in Canada! A time for Canadians to take action and adopt more environmentally conscious choices.
As a part of Circular Economy Month, Solid Waste Services has put together a special webpage for our residents to explore during Waste Reduction Week. Head to to explore activities, videos, and links to more resources.
Also, be sure to drive by the Wellington County Museum and Archives (located at 0536 Wellington Road...


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