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Trash holiday: Monday, Sept. 6, Labor Day, is a holiday for Paine’s Inc. 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. 15. The extended hours will be in effect through Wednesday, Nov. 17.

Textile recycling: the textile recycling program has changed, as follows:

Residents will be required to go to OR call Customer Service at 1-855-835-5068 to schedule a pickup.

Pink bags will no longer be provided. Residents will use their own bags or boxes to leave their clean, dry items. (Pink bags will be available at Granby DPW while the supply lasts).

The material is to be left at your front door.

Simple Recycling accepts clothing, shoes, accessories and small household items. Call the number above with any questions.

Shred-It: A paper shredding event will be held at 52 North Granby Road from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 2. Proof of Granby residency is required. Documents are shredded on site. 

Bear barrels: We are accepting names for the bear barrel waitlist. If interested, contact Public Works at 860-653-8960. There is a one-time fee of $230 for the barrel.

RecycleCT: Do you have questions about what can and cannot go in your recycling bin? Now you can simply check your phone. Download the Recyclect app and you can look up whether an item is recyclable anywhere, any time.

Hungary Road bridge work: The tentative plan is for work to begin on the Hungary Road Bridge near the Suffield line in early September. Work will require the bridge to be closed until November. Please plan accordingly.

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 onsite or brought to the Granby Transfer Station.

Hazardous Waste: The next hazardous waste collection will be Saturday, Oct. 16.