Transfer Sites & Recycling

Kneehill County operates Recycling and Waste Transfer Sites for residents throughout the County.

Hours of operation and accepted materials vary at each location. Please see below for more information.

Drumheller Landfill

We are also part of the Drumheller and District Solid Waste Association, where much of the waste is transferred for further disposal. Visit the Drumheller Landfill website for more information on the extensive waste and recycling services available to Kneehill County residents.

* Please be advised that the Drumheller & District Solid Waste Management Association (DDSWMA) will be increasing the Drumheller Landfill disposal fees as of April 1, 2022. ⁣For more information, please visit the DDSWMA website

Tipping Fees for Non-Residents at Kneehill County Transfer Sites:

  • 1/2 ton trucks - $20.00
  • 1-ton trucks - $40.00
  • Loads larger than specified - $80.00
  • Freon Appliances - $15.00

Recycle Right

Recycling Options & Transfer Site Information

NEW recycling options are now available at Kneehill County's Three Hills Transfer Site. See below for more information.  

  1. Torrington
  2. Three Hills
  3. Linden
  4. Carbon
  5. Acme
  6. Trochu

Kneehill County Transfer Station
Torrington Site

Location: SW 20-32-26 W4
Phone: 403-443-9476

Wednesday 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday 10 am - 6 pm

Acceptable TRANSFER SITE Material: 

  • Household Waste ONLY(Must be bagged!)

Acceptable RECYCLING Material:

  • Paints, Stains, and Primers
  • E-Waste (TV's Computers, Printers, etc.)
    New! More electronics accepted for recycling!
  • Scrap Metal (Includes Wire.)
  • Tires (Must be separated from the rim.)
  • Cardboard & Newsprint Recycling
  • Vehicle Batteries
  • White Metal (Fridges, Stoves, Freezers, Dishwashers.)
    • A fee is in effect for all Freon appliances

Burn Pit: Only clean combustible materials permitted. It is imperative that unacceptable materials (treated, painted, varnished, etc.) wood or furniture are not burned, as these pits can be ordered to be closed down. 

Rubble Pit: The rubble pit accepts all dry/non-organic material (construction material, furniture, etc.). All construction and demolition material is to be brought in pieces of 1 meter in length or smaller. The rubble pit will not accept animal carcasses/feces, Asbestos material, Cannabis waste, contaminated soil, grain bags/silage bags, spoiled grain, explosives/ammunition, paint, oil and/or any oil-related products, any liquids or lubricants, household waste, etc.

The rubble pit is a service provided to Kneehill County residents ONLY. If a non-resident intends to use the facility a tipping fee will be charged.

All other material must be disposed of at an appropriate facility. 

Questions about acceptable materials?
Call the Kneehill County Transfer Site Attendant: 

Torrington Transfer Site Location Map:

kneehill TS

Google Maps Link

Please note: Loads must be sorted and directions from site attendants must be adhered to. Some material may not be acceptable. 

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