Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days

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The Town of Suffield is now partnering with the Towns of Avon, Canton, Granby, Simsbury and Farmington to provide Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days. The collections will run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will be open only to residents of those towns. Suffield will participate in two collections this year. For more information, contact Suffield Public Works at 860-668-3890. 

Residents must: Bring ID, Wear a Mask and Stay in your Car 

Dates: June 13, 2020 & October 17, 2020 

Location: Both collections will take place at the Simsbury Public Works Facility, 66 Town Forest Road, Simsbury, CT 

Hours: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

At the same event, there will also be FREE collections of: 

  • Electronics Recycling Collection- Computers, TV’s, etc. (Accepted at Suffield Landfill anytime) 
  • Used motor oil collection (Also collected curbside next to blue recycling cart) 
  • Personal document shredding – until the trucks are full (please limit yourself to 2 boxes

Acceptable items: 

  • Lawn care chemicals – fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides 
  • Mercury containing Items – Switches, thermometers, thermostats, motion detectors 
  • Household cleaners – acids, adhesives, aerosol cans, ammonia, drain cleaner, disinfectants, moth balls, etc. 
  • Garage or Workshop chemicals – antifreeze, gasoline, motor oil, brake fluid, transmission & power steering fluid, lighter fluid, Pool chemicals, ant/bug spray or bait, etc. 

Unacceptable items: 

  • Light Bulbs- Fluorescent and Compact any size (Bring to Suffield Landfill anytime) 
  • Batteries –household batteries including rechargeables (Bring to Suffield Landfill anytime) 
  • Ammunition and/or explosives, gunpowder 
  • Asbestos Products 
  • Business Waste – collection is for residential waste only 
  • Empty Containers –no more than one inch or of material left –dispose in regular trash 
  • Fire extinguishers or Smoke Detectors- check with manufacturer for their recycling program 
  • Freon containing items like Air Conditioners or Refrigerators 
  • Paints – Latex or Oil Based (go to for a recycling location near you) 
  • Stains, Polyurethane, Sealers (go to for a recycling location near you) 
  • Ice melt – Ice melt is not hazardous and can be disposed in the regular trash 
  • Latex Driveway Sealer (Gunite) –Not hazardous; solidify then throw in the regular trash 
  • Medicine/Drugs/Needles/Syringes 
  • Propane Tanks 
  • Tires – (Bring to Suffield Landfill, Fees vary per size of tire) 

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