Payment and Fees

All County waste facilities remain open with their regular operating hours. Enhanced safety protocols are in effect. Reuse Centres remain closed until further notice.

The health and safety of the public and staff is the top priority at County waste facilities. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we collectively work through this challenging period together.

Questions? Please contact Solid Waste Services at 519.837.2601 or wasteinfo@wellington.ca.

Please use curbside collection services for regular household waste.
Although all County waste facilities remain open with their regular operating hours, residents are encouraged to continue using the curbside collection service for regular household waste. Trips to waste facilities should be reserved for the disposal of items/materials that cannot be managed through curbside collection services.
Follow these enhanced safety protocols at waste facilities.

The following enhanced safety protocols at waste facilities remain in effect:

  • Please use credit or debit for payment, preferably the tap function.
  • Maintain physical distancing, and be expedient on site.
  • The use of masks or face (mouth/nose) coverings is strongly encouraged.
  • As always, follow staff directions.

Payment

  • payment of disposal fees is required at the time of drop-off, by cash, cheque, debit, credit or business account
  • for payment by cheque, two pieces of ID are required

    • driver's License
    • Mastercard or Visa
    • cheques returned due to Non-Sufficient Funds (NSF) will be charged the original tipping fee plus a $35 administrative fee to the credit card number provided
  • to find out about setting up a business credit account, contact SWS

Disposal Fees

  • $2 per bag or equivalent, to a maximum of 10 bags (after that, carload or scaled fees will apply)
  • sites with weigh scales charge $115 per metric tonne - minimum $15
  • staff at sites without weigh scales will assess the appropriate fee for waste loads
  • flat fees may apply to some individual items (e.g. furniture)

Note: Site attendants have the authority to turn loads away that are too large for their facility to comfortably accommodate. If you have questions about this please contact our office for clarification.

 

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