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Refuse & Recycling

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Ashely Tebedo | Administrative Services Manager

The Refuse and Recycling Division provides refuse collection by a private contractor, Tringali Sanitation, once per week servicing over 30,000 single-family homes, condominiums, mobile homes, duplexes, and small commercial businesses. Refuse from 3,284 apartments is also collected on a weekly basis.

City of Troy provides curbside recycling services to about 28,000 households. Troy residents recycled over 4,100 tons of materials including newspapers, glass, plastic, and metals.

 Notifications and Updates
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Yard Waste Collection ends of the week of December 13th.
Beginning December 20th (when curbside yard waste collection has ended) Troy residents can take up to 10 yard waste bags to SOCRRA free of charge and without an appointment. If you wish to recycle other materials at that time, an appointment will be required. Curbside recycling will begin on Monday, April 4th, 2022.

Holiday Cardboard Drop Off
Looking for an easy way to get rid of excess holiday season cardboard? Dumpsters have been placed in the parking lots at Firefighters Park, Boulan Park, and Raintree Park for the collection of cardboard during the holiday season. Residents can drop off cardboard for free at any of the these parks. Please break down cardboard boxes as best as possible. Cardboard only - please do not dispose of trash or any other recyclable materials in these dumpsters.

2022 Collection Delays:
Monday, May 30th (Memorial Day): Collection delayed one day all week.
Monday, July 4th (Independence Day): Collection delayed one day all week.
Monday, September 5th (Labor Day): Collection delayed one day all week.
Thursday, November 24th (Thanksgiving): Only Thursday's route is delayed. Collection will be completed on Friday, November 25th.
There are no delays for any other holidays other than those listed above.

Keep Essential Workers Safe!
Help keep essential workers safe by bagging and securely closing all trash. When using a garbage can, all trash must go into the can bagged and securely closed.  Please refer to the Refuse & Recycling Guidelines for full details on how to prepare your curbside materials properly. 
SOCRRA Drop Off Center 
SOCRRA is open by appointment only. Visit SOCRRA's web page to schedule an appointment and for a listing of acceptable and unacceptable drop-off items.

Alternative drop-off locations for safe disposal or recycling of HHW, electronics, paper shredding, and recycling of paper, cardboard, and scrap metal are available as well.  These services are free of charge for SOCRRA residents. Additional information is available here or visit SOCRRA's website

Please visit Socrra.org for detailed lists of household hazardous waste and electronic items that will be accepted.

WASTE WIZARD The Waste Wizard search tool will assist you in determining which items can be reused, recycled, composted or disposed.  It's as easy as typing in the item you wish to learn more about and receiving information instantly. Try it out now or download the free mobile app "SOCRRA Waste Wizard" from your app store.  Visit Socrra.org  to learn more.
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