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.
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Curbside yard waste collection begins the week of April 5th. View curbside collection guidelines and additional information here.
Next Collection Delay:
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 currently 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.
Special Collection Event
When: Saturday, June 12th, 8am - 2pm
Where: Moved to: SOCRRA Recycling Center, 995 Coolidge, Troy - APPOINTMENTS REQUIRED. Click here to schedule an appointment. SOCRRA is monitoring appointment slots and adding more as needed!
Who: Residents of SOCRRA communities - with valid ID
What: Special collection event for:
- Household hazardous waste (paint, pesticides, cleaning supplies, medicine, and sharps, etc.)
- Styrofoam in clear, plastic bags (no packing peanuts)
- Shredding service, TWO BOX LIMIT. Not self-serve, boxes must be accessible in trunk or truck bed for quick removal.
- Residents must remain in vehicles and face masks are required
- Items will only be removed from trunks, hatches, or pick-up beds. No items will be removed from back seats of vehicles
- Must be in line by 2pm
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.