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 

Environment Days events have ended for 2018, check back in the new year for 2019 dates.

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.

One Day Only Collection of:

  • Aerosols
  • Batteries
  • Cleaners
  • Herbicides/pesticides
  • Fertilizers
  • Fluorescent lights
  • Paints and coatings
  • Hot tub chemicals
  • Glues and caulking
  • Propane Cylinders
  • Soaps/toiletries
  • Oil filters
  • Mercury containing devices

Oil and gas containers can be emptied and returned at this event.

Return all medications and sharps (needles/lancets) to a pharmacy.  They will not be accepted at the event.

Waste collected free of charge all year long includes:

• Electronics and electrical recycling – accepting any item that could be plugged in, run by a battery or by solar power Information Regarding Privacy and Electronic Waste (pdf – 31KB)
• Re-usable textiles
• Compost (organics)
• Blue box recycling materials
• Motor oil
• Batteries – up to 5 kg (11 lbs)
• Propane tanks

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.

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 still be collecting leaf and yard waste in the spring and fall month 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.