BRISTOL – The Bristol Transfer Station and City Hall will be closed October 11 in observance of Columbus Day. No curbside yard waste, rubbish or recycling will be collected that day, but they will resume one day a week later. Friday routes will be completed October 16. The transfer station will be open regular hours 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on October 9 and 16.
Leaf collection starts October 12 and will run through December 3. Residents are asked to put leaf bags curbside and leave them there for collection.
Hazardous waste collection begins November 13 at City Yard (95 Vincent P. Kelly Road) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A resident ID is required. Visitors are asked to make certain products are sealed and packed in sturdy boxes or crates. Five gallons are allowed per individual and no waste from contractors or businesses. Accepted waste includes non-empty aerosol cans, household batteries, furniture, metal and floor polish, spot removers and bleach, household, oven and drain cleaners, bug spray, ammonia, disinfectant, fluorescent bulbs, paint, paint stripper, varnishes, photographic and pool chemicals, mercury from thermometers, kerosene and fuel oil, car wax and cleaners, auto fluids, lawn care chemicals, waste fuel and charcoal lighter fluid.
Unaccepted waste includes electronics, empty containers, ammunition, explosives, flares, medicines or medical devices, open containers, propane tanks, smoke detectors and tires.