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

COVID-19: Operations Suspended at Halls Glen Transfer Station (pdf – 61KB)

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.

Clear Garbage Bag Program

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 – 232KB) is also available. If you have more questions or need clarification please contact us.

Environmental and Household Hazardous Waste Events 

Environmental and Household Hazardous Waste Events are over for 2019. To dispose of household hazardous waste immediately, please visit the Household Hazardous Waste Depot located at 400 Pido Rd, Peterborough.

The County of Peterborough and the Township of Douro-Dummer host Household Hazardous Waste Events at the Halls Glen Transfer Station during the spring, summer and fall.  The Hall’s Glen Transfer Station is located at 1951 County Road 6, Douro-Dummer.

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.

Accepted items include:

  • Aerosols
  • Antifreeze
  • Automotive fluids
  • Batteries of all kinds
  • Cleaners of all kinds
  • Cosmetics and make-up
  • Fertilizers
  • Fluorescent light tubes and bulbs
  • Gasoline (containers will not be returned)
  • Glues and caulking
  • Herbicides
  • Hot tub chemicals
  • Ink cartridges
  • Mercury containing devices
  • Motor oil (containers will not be returned)
  • Oil filters
  • Paints and coatings
  • Pesticides
  • Propane cylinders (50kg/100lbs maximum)
  • Sealants and stains
  • Soap
  • Toiletries

The following will not be accepted at these events:

  • Bio-medical waste
  • Commercial hazardous waste
  • Explosives (including firecrackers and ammunition)
  • Pharmaceuticals (return these to a pharmacy)
  • Sharps and needles (return these to a pharmacy)

Environment Days and Household Hazardous Waste Events 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.

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

Regular Re-Use and Recycle Programs

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

  • Batteries – up to 5 kg (11 lbs)
  • Blue box recycling materials
  • 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)
  • Kitchen compost (organics)
  • Motor oil
  • Propane tanks
  • Re-usable textiles
  • Tires – rims must be removed, tires on rims will not be accepted

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.

Brush, leaf and yard waste can be taken to:

  • Waste Connection of Canada

Tipping fees will apply.

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.

The bin that was located at the Warsaw Public Works Yard to collect brush, leaf and yard waste from residents has been removed for the winter. It will be available again in the spring of 2020.

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 have a $15.00 surcharge in addition to per tonne rate

Replacement Transfer Station Card $25.00

Mattresses $25.00 each

Box Springs $22.00 each

Bag Tags (each) $3.00

Waste Materials

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

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

Construction and demolition waste (specifically shingles and drywall) are not accepted at the Halls Glen Transfer Station. Contractors and residents must transport construction and demolition waste directly to either:

  • Waste Connection of Canada

Tipping fees will apply at both locations.

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.