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Hazardous Waste: A household hazardous waste collection will be held Saturday, June 8, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Simsbury DPW facility, 66 Town Forest Road.

Accepted items: 

Batteries; fluorescent bulbs, compact bulbs, other bulbs containing mercury; lawn care chemicals; household cleaners such as acids, adhesives, aerosol cans, ammonia, drain cleaner, disinfectants, moth balls, etc.; chemicals from the garage or workshop such as antifreeze, ant/bug spray or bait, brake fluid, old 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 flares, ice melt, latex driveway sealer, medicine, drugs, needles, syringes, propane tanks, appliances, smoke detectors, tires, used oil or oil filters.

Recycling barrel spot check: In the upcoming months, the Granby DPW will be conducting a review of items placed in recycling barrels. If a barrel is included in the spot check, a tag will left on the barrel to notify the resident as to whether they are in compliance with the current recycling guidelines.

Extra trash: Extra trash bags are on sale at both the DPW and Transfer Station during hours of operation. Bags are $2 each and can be placed next to your trash barrel on your pick up day.

Yard debris: Residents are asked to keep their yard debris out of the road. This will help to keep our basins clear and open allowing for proper drainage.

Plastic film recycling: All types of plastic film can be recycled at local grocery stores, including retail shopping bags, newspaper bags, case wrap from snack or beverage cases, napkin/paper towel/toilet paper wrap, bread bags, produce bags and dry cleaning bags. Please look for the collection boxes at the entrance of your store. For more information, visit plasticfilmrecycling.org