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Pilot program continues to divert agricultural wrap from the landfill

Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 08:28 AM

Oxford County is reminding farmers about the pilot program for agricultural plastics at the Oxford County Waste Management Facility (OCWMF).

Oxford County provides collection bags to area farmers free of charge, which is collected at the Waste Management Facility for recycling. The agriculture program accepts silage bags, bunker covers, bale wraps, fertilizer bags, and salt bags (black, blue, and white) for $50/tonne. All materials must be reasonably clean and free of contamination. Materials must...

Council this Week: Highlights from the May 22 County Council agenda - 20240522

Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024 06:02 PM

Curbside collection changes, audited financial statements and more

County Council meetings are broadcast live at To download the full agenda or view past recordings of council meetings, visit

Next steps for curbside waste collection

Oxford County Council will be asked to approve a number of actions to prepare the County’s waste management program for upcoming legislated changes, including the start of a food and organic waste (green bin)...

Oxford County Library unveils forward-thinking Strategic Plan

Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024 10:11 AM

The 2024-2028 plan focuses on adapting to changing community needs

Oxford County Library (OCL) is proud to release its 2024-2028 Strategic Plan, which offers a vision for the future of library services to meet the evolving needs of Oxford County's diverse communities.

The Strategic Plan, developed in consultation with community members, library partners, staff, and board members, is a roadmap for innovation and excellence. It reflects OCL's commitment to embracing change, fostering engagement,...

Use FOG cups to keep fats, oils and grease out of the drain

Posted on Wednesday, May 08, 2024 09:57 AM

At home or at work, fats, oils and grease (FOG) should never go down the drain.

Oxford County safely treats residential and industrial wastewater that goes down drains and into sewers, but keeping our infrastructure running is everyone’s responsibility. Fats, oils and grease can clog drains, leading to costly plumbing repairs, potentially both for the homeowner and the County, which in turn can impact rates. Industrial users can even face fines under the County’s sewer use by-law.

FOG cups are a...

SWIFT fibre optic network buildout complete in Oxford County

Posted on Monday, May 06, 2024 03:20 PM

Read this news release on the SWIFT website 

(Oxford County, ON) May 3, 2024– SWIFT is pleased to announce the successful completion of several high-speed internet projects in Oxford County, marking a pivotal achievement in the advancement of broadband infrastructure in the region.

With a combined investment of $10.5 million, SWIFT, in partnership with the municipality and local service providers, has extended high-speed internet service to 1,718 homes and businesses that previously lacked access....