TROY, N.Y. – Troy City Hall announced that garbage and recycling collection will continue during the July 4th holiday despite City Hall being closed to the public on Tuesday. Bulk collection will not be available on July 4th.
“July 4th is an opportunity to celebrate our progress as a nation in the 247 years since Americans rejected monarchical rule and set out to enshrine the rights to Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness,” said Troy Mayor Wm. Patrick Madden. “I hope Troy families enjoy the holiday safely, leaving fireworks to the professionals and making a plan not to drink and drive.”
The City of Troy’s Sanitation Department collects and disposes of approximately 14,000 tons of municipal solid waste per year. They collect from the 17,000 residential households and approximately 3,000 business properties in the city per week in a safe, efficient and sanitary manner. Sanitation also collects all recyclable materials such as plastic, glass, metal, paper and yard waste from residential properties in the city. Learn more about the Troy Sanitation Department online.
Bulk collection refers to oversized items for curbside pickup, such as furniture, appliances, carpets, tires, TVs, and mattresses. To learn more or to schedule an online pickup, visit the Bulk Trash Collection website.
Most fireworks injuries and deaths are preventable. Learn more at the US Consumer Product Safety Commission's website.