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Trash holiday:  Monday, Sept. 5, is a holiday for Paine’s Inc. All trash/recycling pickups will be delayed by one day the week after the Labor Day holiday.

Transfer Station extended hours: The Transfer Station will be open Wednesdays from 8 a.m. until noon from Sept. 14 through Nov. 16.

Textile recycling: Simple Recycling will pick up textiles curbside. Visit or call 866-835-5068 to receive a pickup. Pink bags will no longer be provided; residents will use their own bags or boxes to leave clean, dry items. Simple Recycling will also pick up small household items.

Bear barrels: Bear barrels are currently available. 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? Download the RecycleCT app to your smart phone and look up whether an item is recyclable.

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. 15. Residents may bring two boxes of material for shredding to this event.