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Fall transfer station hours
In addition to Saturdays, the transfer station will be open Wednesday mornings (8 a.m. to noon) through November 18.
Household hazardous waste collection
A household hazardous waste collection will be held Saturday, November 7, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Simsbury DPW facility, 66 Town Forest Road, Simsbury.
Hazardous Waste accepted items:
Batteries, fluorescent bulbs, compact bulbs, other bulbs containing mercury, Lawn Care chemicals, Household cleaners — acids, adhesives, aerosol cans, ammonia, drain cleaner, disinfectants, moth balls, etc.; Chemicals from the garage or workshop — antifreeze, ant/bug spray or bait, brake fluid, gasoline, oil based paint, lighter fluid, polyurethane, pool chemicals, road flares, transmission fluid, power steering fluid, wood stain, etc.
Items not accepted:
Ammunition or explosives, asbestos, business waste, car batteries, cement, electronics, empty containers, fire extinguishers, Freon, marine flare, ice melt, latex driveway sealer, medicine, drugs, needles, syringes, propane tanks for gas grills, appliances, smoke detectors, tires, used oil or oil filters
2015 holiday trash schedule
If your pickup day falls on or after the holiday during a holiday week, your trash and recycling will be picked up one day after your regularly scheduled collection day for that week only. Here is a list of the remaining 2015 holidays:
Thursday, November 26, Thanksgiving Day
Friday, December 25, Christmas Day
Service for bulky items
Paine’s Inc. provides curbside pick up of bulky household items by appointment and for a fee. Please call Paine’s at 860-844-3000 for more information.

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