Garbage, Recycling Collection to Occur as Scheduled for Monday Holiday

Garbage, Recycling Collection to Occur as Scheduled for Monday Holiday

TROY, NY (October 10, 2021) – Public Works officials have announced that municipal garbage and recycling collection will proceed as scheduled on Monday, October 11th (Columbus Day). City residents who normally receive Monday collection should place garbage and recycling bins out Sunday night. Leaf bag and bulk collection will be suspended.

City Hall will be closed on Monday, October 11th, in observation of the Columbus Day holiday, and will reopen Tuesday, October 12th, at 8:30 a.m.

Mayor Madden reminds residents and property owners to keep sidewalks and curb ramps adjacent to their property free of obstacles when placing garbage and recycling bins out for collection. Cooperation from the public will help keep our community accessible to people of all ages and abilities.

For more information, please contact the Department of Public Works dispatcher at (518) 270-4579.


Press Contact:
John Salka, Communications Director
[email protected] / (518) 279-7131

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Incorporated in 1816, the City of Troy is the seat of Rensselaer County government and the county’s largest municipality by population. Situated on the eastern bank of the Hudson River, the City boasts seven miles of waterfront, a largely-preserved historic downtown, diverse neighborhoods, and several major colleges and universities. Troy’s history as the nation’s largest manufacturer of detachable cuffs and collars earned the City’s nickname “the Collar City.” A former steel & iron manufacturing powerhouse of the 19th and early 20th century, the City is now home to a growing hub of tech, game development, restaurants, and retail.

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