Township of Algonquin Highlands

Site: Haliburton - North Shore Rd

Service: Public Works - Waste Disposal Sites

Description (Service) Algonquin Highlands has 4 Landfill sites:
  • Oxtongue Landfill - 3401 Hwy 60
  • Dorset Transfer Station - 1087 Maple Ridge Dr
  • Pine Springs Landfill - 1326 Pine Springs Rd
  • Maple Lake Landfill - 1302 McPhail Rd.
Not all sites accept all materials, check for "What's Accepted Where" on the website or utilize the "Waste Wizard" to quickly search and learn where various materials are accepted and if there are fees associated with those materials. All sites accept household garbage and blue box materials (paper, plastic, glass). Use of clear bags is mandatory, no materials in black or opaque bags are accepted at any site.

Check the Recycling & Waste Diversion Programs page for more information on Blue Box and other recycling programs.
Service Details
Hours Stanhope Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Dorset Office: Tue, Thu 9:30 am-3:30 pm 
Visit for individual landfill hours visit
Areas Served Algonquin Highlands
Eligibility Residents or cottage owners of the municipality of Algonquin Highlands
Application Landfill user ID card or cottage kit landfill pass are mailed out with interim tax bills every year. Replacement cards can be requested via email to including your name, mailing address, property address and the reason for your request (e.g. card lost, additional card requested, new residence).
Languages English
Fees Service
Address and Location
Located In Community Algonquin Highlands
Address & Map
1123 North Shore Rd
Algonquin Highlands, ON K0M 1J1
Intersection North Shore Rd and Hwy 35
Physical Access Partially Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-489-2379
Fax 705-489-3491
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Primary Contact Melissa Murray, Environmental Coordinator; Phone: 705-489-2379 ext 332; Email:
Primary Executive Adam Thorn, Operations Manager; Phone: (Business) 705-489-2379 ext 235

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