What to do with it when you're done with it
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Recycle your Building materials

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Building materials


Building materials


Reuse if in good condition:

  • Donate to a charitable organization
  • Hold a garage sale
  • Sell through classified ads
  • Post on an exchange website (Wellington.Reuses.com)
  • Take to County Reuse Centre

If in poor condition and made of wood, divert from landfill by taking to the woodpile in Aberfoyle, Belwood, Harriston, or Riverstown Waste Facility.

If in poor condition and made primarily of metal, place in a scrap metal bin at any County waste facility for recycling.

Otherwise, place in the garbage.

If you have broken glass (i.e. broken windows/mirrors), do not place with your blue box recyclables or regular garbage. Please refer to the “Broken Glass” Recyclopedia entry for proper disposal instructions.

Choose from the option(s) below for more information.

Disposal Options

County Reuse Centres
Provide a last chance to give a second life to items that would otherwise be landfilled. Fees apply to drop off items. No charge to take items. No charge to use the Bulky Item Posting Board.



County Scrap Metal Recycling
Fees apply.



County Wood/Brush Chipping
Fees apply.



Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph
Accepts donations of new and used home furnishings, renovation materials, and electronics. See website for address and hours.

Phone: 519-767-9752