Public Works

Print More

Hazardous waste: A household hazardous waste collection is scheduled for Saturday, June 13, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Simsbury DPW facility, 66 Town Forest Road, Simsbury. 

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.

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

Transfer Station: The Granby Transfer Station is open on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Bear proof barrels: We have a limited number of bear proof barrels available. There is a one-time fee for use of the barrel. If interested, contact Public Works at 860-653-8960.

Road work: Town crews are repairing roads this spring. Please drive carefully and take extra caution when passing work crews.

DPW updates: For updates on the transfer station and other DPW events, check the website ( or the DPW Facebook page (Granby CT Department of Public Works).