Hazardous Waste: a household hazardous waste collection will be held Saturday, June 11, 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.
Bulky waste: Large items such as carpet, furniture, metal pieces cannot be placed in your trash barrel. Items such as these can be brought to the transfer station during hours of operation. If you are unable to transport the items, please contact Paine’s directly for a pickup. There will be a fee to dispose of large items either at the transfer station or through Paine’s.
Recycling: Due to the ongoing issue of contaminants in our recycling stream, the recycling driver 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 recyclect.com 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 our basins clean allowing for proper drainage.
Transfer Station: The Granby Transfer Station is open on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Hungary Road Bridge: The bridge on Hungary Road has reopened. There is minor work that still needs to be completed so there may be times when traffic is restricted to one lane.
Road work: Town crews will be 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 granby-ct.gov or our Facebook page–Granby CT Department of Public Works.