Transfer Station

Who may use the Transfer Station?

The Columbia Township Transfer Station, also known as the “dump”, is open to all Columbia Township property owners and residents.

Where is it located?

The Transfer Station is located one half mile north of CR 380 on 52 1/2 Street on the east side of the road.

What are the hours of operation?

OPEN – Saturdays 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.*

*1st Sunday of every month the Transfer Station is open Sunday 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and closed on Saturday of the same weekend.

What is not accepted at the Transfer Station?

Liquids (paint, oil, gasoline, etc)
Toxic chemicals

How much does it cost?

A ticket can be purchased at the Transfer Station – $20.00 for 30 punches:

Material Punches
1 Kitchen trash bag 1
1 Large trash bag 2
1 Barrel or Drum 4
1 Level Pickup load (household waste) 10
1 Heaping Pickup load (household waste) 15
1 Level Pickup load (construction materials) 20
1 Heaping Pickup load (construction materials) 30
1 Used Tire (limit: 4 per day) 3
1 Large item (appliance, bed springs, etc) 5
1 semi tire/Ag (limit of 4 per day) 8

Contractor dumping per pick up load – $100

A Free Dump Ticket is available at the Township Hall for 2 free trips to the dump. Expiration date is December 31st. Applicant must show proof of residency in Columbia Township.

Helpful Links

Van Buren Recycling Guide

Please do not dump trash or tires along the roads in our Township. Help keep Columbia Township beautiful!