Transfer Station Information

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2019 Household Hazardous Waste Day
Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Hillside Waste Transfer Station (25 082 Hillside Road)
List of acceptable and non-acceptable items
NEW!!  Hillside Transfer Station now accepts cooking oil (clean only). 

On the following Holidays Public Works and both Transfer Stations will be closed: 
  • New Year’s Day
  • Victoria Day
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Monday
  • Canada Day
  • August Civic Holiday
  • Remembrance Day
  • Labour Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day
  • Louis Riel Day
  • Easter Sunday

Transfer Station Hours of Operation:

Summer hours will now be as follows April 1 to October 31

Hillside Transfer Station (Ph. 222-7516)25 082 Hillside Road

  • Tuesday to Thursday
  • 8 am to 8 pm
  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • 8 am to 6 pm
  • Closed Monday

Oakwood Transfer Station (Ph. 755-2220) 40 159 Oakwood Road

  • Monday - 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday - 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday - 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Closed Tuesday and Thursday

Winter hours will now be as follows November 1 to March 31

Hillside Transfer Station

  • Tuesday to Sunday
  • 8 am to 6 pm
  • Closed Monday

Oakwood Transfer Station

  • Monday and Wednesday
  • 12:00pm to 6:00 pm
  • Friday to Sunday
  • 9 am to 6 pm
  • Closed Tuesday and Thursday

The Rural Municipality of Springfield contracts the services of BFI Canada to manage its waste and recycling programs at the transfer stations (Landfills).

If you have any questions, or need information on how you can reduce, reuse and recycle, contact one of the attendants on duty or, alternatively, Engineering & Environmental Services at 204-444-7359 between 7:00 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Thursday or between 7:00 am and 3:30 pm on Friday.
Emterra of Winnipeg is the recycling contractor for all communities. Oakbank has both waste and recycling scheduled for Thursday pickup on the West Side of Main Street (206), and Friday pickup on the East Side of Main Street (206). Dugald, Vivian, Glass, Anola, Cooks Creek and Hazelridge will have both waste and recycling scheduled for Tuesday pickup.

Please have your waste and recycling at the curbside by 7:00 am on the day of pick up. Proper recycling procedures apply to both depot and curbside.

Items that can be recycled and the proper procedure for recycling these products is as follows:

  • Newspapers
  • Boxboard Aseptic (juice) boxes
  • Glass containers
  • Telephone Books
  • Magazines
  • Corrugated Cardboard
  • Steel Cans
  • Gable Top Cartons
  • Aluminums Cans
  • PET #1 Plastic
  • HDPE #2 Colored Plastic
  • HDPE #2 Natural Plastic (Milk Jugs, etc.)
  • #4 Plastic
  • #5 Plastic

Some items that are not recyclable at this time are:

  • window glass
  • facial tissue
  • light bulbs
  • paper towels
  • china & ceramics
  • aerosol cans
  • mirrors
  • aluminum foil
  • pie plates
  • styrofoam packaging
  • hangers
  • cellophane
  • milk bags

All recyclable materials can be placed co-mingled in the bin provided at the transfer station. When in doubt please check the number on the plastic material to see if it is recyclable. If there is no number it is not a recyclable material.

Plastic material is still not accepted at this time.

At curbside all material listed above can be placed loosely in your blue box. Please place newspapers in a plastic clear bag, or shopping bag left open in your blue box or beside your blue box. Cardboard should be folded 3x5 square, tied and placed beside your blue box.

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

For more information on recycling you can access the Multi-Material Stewardship Manitoba website at From this website you can link to many other recycling websites such as where you can find all kinds of interesting information on recycling, as well as interactive games for kids of all ages. It includes materials that are accepted for recycling in each community throughout Manitoba.

Recycling and Garbage

Electronic Waste (E-Waste) - The Municipality of Springfield collects E-waste at both waste transfer stations. Currently, the Municipality has partnered with Responsible Electronic Recycling for waste disposal. For a detailed list of acceptable items please visit Multi-Material Stewardship Manitoba website at

For more information on Provincial Waste Reduction programs, please visit Waste Reduction Programs at

For more information on Electronic Waste Recycling, please visit

For more information on Hazardous Waste, please visit
Garbage dump landfill land fill