Guelph Wellington Organix Waste Processing Facility


Facility Manager: Mark Jared

The City Of Guelph’ in following to its original processing program, initiated the development of Guelph’s state of the art Organic Waste Processing Facility (OWPF) in 2009.  In response, AIM Environmental as OMR (Operate/Maintain/Repair) provider in combination with Maple Reinders Constructors developed the process flow, facility layout, and provision of key pre and post process systems for the facility.   The (OWPF) processes Guelph’s organic waste into clean, nutrient-rich compost. The facility has been processing source separated organics (SSO) since 2011. The OWPF uses “In-Vessel Aerated Static Pile Composting” technology and was designed with a processing Capacity of 30,000 tonnes per year and ships out 6,000 tonnes per year.  Today the facility receives SSO from the City of Guelph and the Region of Waterloo serving approximately 622,036 residents.

Processing Capacity: 30,000 tonnes per year

Feedstock: Residential Source Separated Organics

Processing System: In vessel aerated static pile

Location: Guelph, Ontario

Operational Since: November 2011


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