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Trash holiday: Monday, Sept. 7, Labor Day, is a holiday for Paine’s. All trash/recycling pickups will be delayed by one day the week after the holiday.

Transfer Station extended hours: The Transfer Station will be open Wednesday mornings from 8 a.m. until noon beginning Wednesday, Sept. 16. The extended hours will be in effect through Wednesday, Nov. 18.

Textile recycling: Pink textile bags are picked up during recycling weeks. The bags should be placed next to your barrels. Simple Recycling accepts clothing, shoes, accessories and small household items. If you need additional bags, you can either call Simple Recycling at 866-835-5068 or stop by the Granby DPW.

Shred-It: A paper shredding event will be held at 52 North Granby Road from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 24. Proof of Granby residency is required. Documents are shredded on-site. Plastic bags cannot go into the shredder so please bring items in paper bags or in containers which can be emptied into the barrels.

Bear barrels: We have less than 10 bear-proof barrels available and will not be placing another order this fall. If interested, contact Public Works at 860-653-8960. There is a one-time fee for the barrel.

RecycleCT: Do you have questions about what can and cannot go in your recycling bin? Recycle CT is a website ( designed to answer your questions. Sign on and try the recycling wizard. Simply type in the name of an item and you will be directed on how to dispose of it properly. 

Yard Waste: Yard waste cannot be placed in your trash or recycling barrel. Yard waste has been banned from curbside barrels since 1998. Grass, leaves and brush should either be composted on-site or brought to the Granby Transfer Station.

Hazardous Waste: The next hazardous waste collection will be Saturday, Oct. 17.