Transfer Site


November 4th, 2022 – Be sure to get your pumpkins out!


As of November 1st, 2019, scavenging at the Trochu Transfer site is STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

This prohibition is due to liability issues.

An area where items of value can be dropped off for reuse by the general public will remain, monitored by Public Works staff.


Location: Straight East of Trochu on North Road

Winter Hours:
Thursday from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Friday and Saturday from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Summer Hours:
Thursday from 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Friday and Saturday from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

We accept: Tires; Batteries; Paint; eWaste (Computers, TVs, etc); Metal (including Appliances); Wood; Cardboard, Compost; and Household Garbage.

Please note that the Trochu Transfer Site does not accept construction material.


As per Town of Trochu Rates and Fees Bylaw 2019-02 effective March 1, 2019 All appliances containing FREON will have a $20.00 per appliance drop fee (for example fridges, freezers, A/C units, etc.)


Spring Toxic Round Up –  Watch here for Spring 2023 dates

Corrosives: Rust removers, waste acids, batteries (car or household), and household cleaners
Flammables: Oil based paints, degreasers, solvents, wood preservatives and gasoline
Poisons: Outdated drugs, ant, rodent, weed killers, photographic chemicals, antifreeze
Reactives : Waste bleaches, any unidentified chemicals, aerosols



E-waste like computers and TVs are accepted throughout the year and the electronics recycling program has recently been expanded to include many other items. To see a list of examples of acceptable items, please click the banner below.


Garbage Collection

Residential Pick-Up Wednesday
Commercial & Cardboard Pick-Up Tuesday & Thursday

  • All refuse must be securely bagged, tied or boxed.  Any refuse that is not securely bagged, tied or boxed will not be picked up.
  • There is a three bag limit.  Tags to put on additional bags may be purchased at the Town of Trochu Office at $1.00 per tag. 
  • Compost must be in an approved compost bin – these can be purchased through the town office.  STARTING August 15th, 2014 Compost will NO LONGER be picked up in plastic bags! Compost Ended November 4th, 2022 for the 2022 Season – Will Start Again in the Spring of 2023
  • Trochu does have recycling pick up at your door: Recycling
  • If you’d like you can still bring newsprint and cardboard to the Transfer Site to be recycled: Transfer Site Recycling Information