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NEWS RELEASE:  5/22/19

MEMORIAL DAY, MAY 27, 2019 - TRASH & RECYCLING COLLECTIONS:

There will be normal collections of trash and recyclables on Memorial Day, May 27, 2019.  To ensure proper trash and recycling pickups, all must be at the curbside the night before your normal pickup day.

 

TUNXIS MEAD COMPOST AREA - Tunxis Mead Road, Farmington:

Tunxis Mead Compost Area will be open on Saturday, May 25, 2019. 

The Tunxis Mead Compost Area is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m -12:00 p.m. (noon), weather permitting.  The gate closes promptly at noon.  Residents may bring leaves and brush directly to the Tunxis Mead Compost Area, which is located at the end of Tunxis Mead Road.  Also residents may pick up leaf compost and wood mulch from the Compost Area.  Landscapers and contractors are not allowed to pick up this material.  Please call 860-675-2550, during inclement weather.

 

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE / ELECTRONICS / SHREDDING COLLECTIONS:

The Town of Farmington is again working with the towns of Avon, Canton, Granby and Simsbury, to provide free Household Hazardous Waste Collections.  The collections will run from 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.,and will be open to all residents of these towns. The 2019 Household Hazardous Waste / Electronic Recycling / & Shredding, Collection Dates are scheduled for:

  • June  8, 2019        @ Simsbury Public Works Facility, 66 Town Forest Road, Simsbury, CT
  • November 9, 2019  @ Simsbury Public Works Facility, 66 Town Forest Road, Simsbury, CT

Also, on the same dates and locations listed above, there will also be FREE collections for the residents of these 5 towns for:

  • Electronics Recycling
  • Used Motor Oil
  • Personal Document Shredding (please limit yourself to 2 boxes) - Please Note:  8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. or until the truck is full