Earth Day

Earth Day Citywide CleanupEarth Day is an annual event held to demonstrate public support for environmental protection and preservation. First launched in the United States in 1970, Earth Day is now celebrated worldwide with more than 193 countries participating.

Each year, the City of Troy sponsors an citywide cleanup event coinciding with Earth Day. This community event brings together residents, families, and business owners to improve community parks, green spaces and neighborhoods across the city.

For more information on Troy's annual Earth Day cleanup, or to organize a cleanup project in your neighborhood, please contact Renee Panetta, City Recycling Coordinator, or email Naomi Pitkin, City Recycling Specialist, or call 518-279-7313.


  • Troy Residents Encouraged to Participate in Citywide Earth Day Cleanup Program

2023 Cleanup Projects

Download the Full List of Cleanup Projects (PDF).

Register to Host Your 2023 Earth Day Cleanup

If you're interested in hosting an Earth Day cleanup from Saturday, April 15 to Sunday, April 23, please use the link below. If you do not have access to the internet and would like to be added manually, please contact the Special Recycling Department at or call (518) 279-7313.