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Hazardous Waste: a household hazardous waste collection will be held Saturday, June 12, 2021 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—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, 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: Due to the ongoing issue of contaminants in our recycling stream, the recycling drivers will be checking barrels prior to emptying them. A tag will be left on a barrel if it is deemed unacceptable. A list of accepted items is posted on the Public Works page on the Granby website or at Please no plastic bags/film, tanglers, yard clippings, construction waste or trash in your recycling barrel.

Yard debris: Residents are asked to keep their yard debris out of the road. This will help to keep drain 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. 

Road work: Town crews will be out repairing roads this summer. Please drive carefully and take extra caution when passing work crews.

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