Posts Categorized: Waste Management

Real Christmas Tree Disposal

Residents can dispose of real Christmas trees for free at numerous depots across Peterborough County. Please ensure all decorations and tree stands have been removed. Artificial trees and those decorated with fake snow cannot be accepted. For more details, as well as tips on how to dispose of other holiday decorations and wrapping, please visit… Read more »

Municipal Office Holiday Closure and Waste Collection Schedule

The Municipal Office will be closed from Thursday, December 24, 2020 to Sunday, January 3, 2021 for the holidays. Residents will be able to access services from the Municipal Office via phone and e-mail starting January 4, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. The municipal office will be closed to the public. For questions regarding garbage collection,… Read more »

Continued Re-Opening of Halls Glen Transfer Station

The Halls Glen Transfer Station is accepting bagged garbage, blue box recycling and food waste and as of June 2, 2020 will also be accepting loose garbage, scrap metal, scrap wood, electronic waste, propane tanks and used oil. Payment for garbage disposal is limited to debit only, the cost is $3.00 per bag of garbage… Read more »

Partial Re-Opening of Halls Glen Transfer Station

The Halls Glen Transfer Station will partially re-open to Douro-Dummer residents starting May 6, 2020. Despite the re-opening, residents are still encouraged to use curbside waste collection as much as possible. The partial re-opening of the Transfer Station comes with additional measures to protect residents and staff. Residents are expected to maintain physical distancing measures… Read more »

Garbage and Recycling Collection for Good Friday and Easter Monday

Friday: Residences that would normally have garbage collected on Friday, April 10th, 2020 will instead be collected on Thursday, April 9th, 2020. Recycling is unaffected by the holiday and will be collected as usual on Friday, April 10th, 2020. Monday: Monday garbage and recycling collection are unaffected by Easter Monday and will be collected as… Read more »

Leaf and Yard Waste Collection – Donwood

The leaf and yard waste collection schedule has been released from the County of Peterborough. Residents in Donwood (Week B) can expect leaf and yard waste collection during the weeks of May 11th, May 25th, June 8th 2020. Instructions from Peterborough County’s website: Collect leaves, plants, brush and tree clippings in paper bags or reusable… Read more »

Service Suspended at the Halls Glen Transfer Station

To help protect the health and safety of our staff and community during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Township of Douro-Dummer is suspending operations at the Halls Glen Transfer Station effective Tuesday, March 24, 2020 until further notice. Residents are encouraged to use curbside waste & recycling collection services, which continue to be offered. Thank you… Read more »