About Us

Sanitation collects and disposes of approximately 14,000 tons of municipal solid waste per year. We 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.

What We Do

Sanitation is one of five divisions under Public Works and responsible for: 

Report a Garbage Violation

Contact a Litter Patrol officer for violations pertaining to trash and garbage

Report Illegal Dumping 

Call the non-emergency Police line at 518-270-4411 to report illegal dumping on your property or elsewhere. Get more information about reporting illegal dumping and preventing it