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NEWS RELEASE:  8/28/19


 

TUNXIS MEAD COMPOST AREA - Tunxis Mead Road, Farmington:

The Tunxis Mead Compost area will be open on Saturday, August 31, 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.

 

TRASH & RECYCLING COLLECTION (LABOR DAY WEEK - SEPTEMBER 2 - 6, 2019):

For Farmington residents who have trash and recycling collection through the Town's contractor (Waste Material Trucking Company), the trash and recycling collection will be on a normal schedule.  To ensure proper pick up, please be sure your carts are at the curbside the night before your normal pick up day.

  

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 final 2019 Household Hazardous Waste / Electronic Recycling / & Shredding Collection Date is scheduled for:

  • 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