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Transfer Station

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discarded household furniture

Tillsonburg offers its residents year-round large item disposal at the Tillsonburg Transfer Station (50 Newell Road). The facility also offers a yard waste depot available to all Oxford County residents. 

Hours of Operation (effective October 7, 2017)

 Large Item Depot

Open Saturdays 

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

 Yard Waste Depot

Open Monday to Saturday

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM  (October to March)

9:00 AM to 8:00 PM (April to September)


Facility Layout

The traffic pattern through the Transfer Station has been changed to maximize safety and efficiency. Please review the Facility Layout Map for details on how to prepare your load to avoid unnecessary delays.


Acceptable Items

The table below indicates which items are accepted at the Large Item Depot and Yard Waste Depot.

 Acceptable Items 


Household Material


Construction & Demolition Material


Yard Waste Material

Household and outdoor furniture

Wooden deck material

Grass clippings

Matresses and box springs



Large appliances

Construction lumber

House and garden plants

Refrigerators and freezers (no freon)


Brush (less than 1.8m long and 7cm in diameter)

Scrap metal


Christmas trees (no tinsel)

Pool covers and filters

(no sand)

Carpeting and flooring


Vacuum cleaners



Rain barrels

 Kitchen cabinets


Large Toys

 Porcelain (i.e. tile, sinks, tubs, toilets)


Water Softeners (no salt)

 Windows and doors



 Asphalt, concrete and masonry


 Facility Rules

  • Proof of Residency required
  • Bagged items are not permitted
  • Unsafe loads will be rejected
  • Loads consisting primarily of C&D will be charged (Effective Jan 1, 2018)
  • Attendant's decision shall be final
  • Unloading is the responsibility of the user
  • Speed limits must be obeyed
  • Scavenging is not permitted
  • Use at your own risk
  • Not responsible for vehicle damage