Hall’s Glen Transfer Station

1951 County Road 6 at Hall’s Glen
Intersection of County Road 6 and Fourth Line Road Dummer

Hours of Operation

May 1 to October 31 (Summer Hours):

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday – 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Closed Tuesday and Thursday

November 1 to April 30 (Fall, Winter, Spring Hours):

  • Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday – 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


On January 2nd, 2018, the Township of Douro-Dummer implemented the Clear Garbage Bag Program. Important details about this program include:Clear Garbage Bag

  • Both curbside collection and transfer station drop-offs must be made using clear garbage bags;
  • Garbage bags may not contain any recyclable, compostable, or hazardous materials. These materials must instead be directed toward the appropriate recycling, composting, or hazardous material program and
  • One (1) grocery sized privacy bag is allowed in each clear bag to conceal items that residents wish to keep private.

Bags not conforming to these requirements will not be collected at the curb or accepted at the Hall’s Glen Transfer Station. Size limits continue to apply: maximum weight of a bag 18.1 kg (40 lbs) and maximum size is 0.06 cubic meters (2 cubic feet). Please see the Clear Garbage Bag Program Quick Guide (717KB) and 2017-50 – Collection and Disposal of Waste By-law (pdf – 133KB) for more details.

To handle compostable material, Composters (pdf – 240KB) and Digesters (pdf – 212KB) are available for sale from both the County of Peterborough and the Township of Douro-Dummer. Inexpensive Do-It-Yourself compost bins (pdf – 714KB) can also be made from readily available materials. You can help speed up the composting process by following tips found here (819KB).

A list of Frequently Asked Questions (pdf – 331KB) is also available. If you have more questions or need clarification please contact us.

Environmental Days 

The County of Peterborough and the Township of Douro-Dummer are hosting an Environmental Event at the Halls Glen Transfer Station on May 25, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Environment Days are open to all County Residents. Please visit the event that best fits your schedule and recycling needs. Due to a high turn out for these events, please anticipate a short wait to access the Transfer Station. No out-of-township garbage will be accepted at the events.

The Hall’s Glen Transfer Station is located at 1951 County Road 6, Douro-Dummer.

For full details about this event including dates, times, locations and accepted items please visit the County Of Peterborough Waste Management website.

Accepted Materials:

  • Styrofoam (Bulky packaging pieces only)
  • Hard Cover Books
  • Hard Plastic (See accepted materials under Hard Plastics section)

Textiles – (Environment Days):

  • Must be clean and dry
  • Items can be stained and/or ripped
  • Reusable items should be kept separate

(Only reusable textiles are accepted outside of Environment Days at Warsaw)

Paper Shredding:

  • On-site document destruction
  • Residential Only

Household Hazardous Waste:

Please store all materials in their original containers and store in a cool dry place until you can bring them to us. We can only accept household material in containers up to 20L/5gal.

  • Aerosols
  • Batteries
  • Cleaners
  • Herbicides/Pesticides
  • Fertilizers
  • Fluorescent Lights
  • Paint and Coatings
  • Hot Tub Chemicals
  • Glues and Caulking
  • Propane Cylinders
  • Soap/Toiletries
  • Oil Filters
  • Mercury Containing devices

Please return all medications and sharps (needles/lancets) to a pharmacy, they will not be accepted at the event.

Motor Oil & Gasoline are accepted, however containers will not be returned.

Waste collected free of charge all year long at the Halls Glen Transfer Station includes:

Brush, Leaf and Yard Waste No Longer Accepted at Hall’s Glen Transfer Station

As of April 1, 2019, the Hall’s Glen Transfer Station will no longer be accepting brush, leaf, or yard waste.

Any large quantities of brush, leaf and yard waste can be taken to Waste Connections of Canada’s location at 348 County Road 6 (formerly M&M Disposal’s site.) Waste Connections of Canada’s business hours are Monday to Friday 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Disposal fees will apply.

During spring and fall, there will also be a bin at the Warsaw Public Works Depot, 1422 County Road 4, for residents to dispose of this green waste for free.

The County of Peterborough will continue to collect leaf and yard waste in the spring and fall months for the residents of Donwood. Please check the County of Peterborough or Township of Douro-Dummer websites for scheduling of these collections.

Tipping Fees

Materials weighing less than 30 lbs. (13.6 kg.) $3.00

Materials weighing more than 30 lbs. (13.6 kg.) $95.00 per tonne

Appliances containing Freon $15.00 surcharge (in addition to per tonne rate)

Replacement Transfer Station Card $25.00

Mattresses $24.00 each

Box Springs $22.00 each

Bag Tags (each) $3.00
*Contractors must transport their waste to the Bensfort Landfill Site and pay their applicable tipping fees.

Used Tires

As of September 1, 2009 there are no longer tipping fees collected for tires at the Halls Glen Transfer Station (tires with rims will not be accepted).

Waste Materials

Waste materials include everything brought to the site for disposal, including recyclable materials, garbage bags with tags affixed thereto, and those other items specifically listed above.

Shingles and drywall are not accepted at the Halls Glen Transfer Station. Shingles and drywall can be taken to M & M Disposal’s transfer station at 348 County Road 6. M & M Disposal’s site is open 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday.

All waste must be separated. Failure to use clear bags and separate waste will result in denial of access to the site.

Mixed Loads

Applicable fees for individual items will be charged in addition to the per tonne rate. For example: rates for appliances with freon will be charged in addition to the per tonne rate for the load.

**All decisions by the Transfer Station Attendant are final in all determination of tipping fees.