office location & hours  |  The City's Recycling Office is located inside the Mayor's Office on the fifth floor at Troy City Hall 433 River Street, Troy NY 12180. Get Directions City Hall is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. City Hall is not open on these Holidays.


The City of Troy's "Single Stream Recycling Program" allows residents to combine all their recyclables into one container. This means no more separation of acceptable items, making recycling easier for the residents while incurring no additional costs to the City.  Learn more about our Single Stream Recycling Program (PDF)

Recycling Bins

Recycling bins can be picked up at the Mayor's office in Troy City Hall at 433 River Street during normal business hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m, Monday through Friday. City Hall is not open on these Holidays.

If you require an additional container, please contact the Department of Public Works dispatcher at 518-270-4579.

If you have any specific questions regarding what is recyclable or how to recycle something, please contact the Recycling Coordinator at (518) 279 - 7171.

Pickup Schedule

Your recyclables are picked up the same day the garbage is picked up. All recyclable items are to be placed in one or more city-issued blue containers and placed curbside no earlier than 6 p.m. the night prior to pickup or before 6 a.m. on the day of pickup. 

Holiday Collection

No collection on these holidays. Recyclables will be collected on the next business day following the holiday.

  • New Years Day
  • Independence Day (July 4th)
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Missed Collection

If your recycling is not collected on your scheduled day, leave your container out and call the Department of Public Works dispatcher at 518-270-4579 as soon as possible.  Do not wait to call for a missed collection!

Other Recycling Programs

Contact the Special Recycling Department at 518-279-7171 for more information regarding these programs:

The Sustainability Task Force is running a series of sustainability-oriented community campaigns to help Troy transition to cleaner energy, help ease energy costs, and raise grant funds at the same time.  Please sign up now for the City, the planet, and our communities!  Campaigns include community solar power, electric vehicles, clean heating and cooling, and demand response, which helps make energy use more effective. View the flyer here or follow the links below to learn more and sign up: 

Comprehensive Recycling Analysis 

Annually, the City submits reports to the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation regarding progress towards the seven objectives listed in the Comprehensive Recycling Analysis. To view the reports, visit our archive center.