Mayor Madden Announces Launch of City’s Recycling and Waste Management Mobile App

Mayor Madden Announces Launch of City’s Recycling and Waste Management Mobile App

TROY, NY (August 18, 2021) – Mayor Patrick Madden today announced the launch of the ‘CleanUp Troy’ mobile app, part of the City’s ongoing efforts to provide Troy residents with information and resources on City recycling and waste management services, and encourage the public to reduce, reuse, and recycle materials whenever possible.

Using the ‘CleanUp Troy’ app, Troy residents who use City recycling and garbage services can enter their address to view their collection calendar. Users can also choose to receive push notifications about changes in their weekly recycling and trash pickup schedule. The app also features a search feature called “Waste Wizard” which residents can use to search disposal methods for products and materials they may be unsure of.

The ‘CleanUp Troy’ app is available for download on Android and Apple app stores. Features of the app are also available on the City’s website, www.troyny.gov/recycling

Mayor Madden said, “We’re excited to roll out the new ‘CleanUp Troy’ mobile app, the latest in ongoing education and outreach efforts around recycling opportunities and solid waste management services in our community. This app is a digital resource designed to help inform and engage our community on available recycling and trash collection services, putting the latest information at the fingertips of residents, businesses, and families. I encourage all residents to download today and get connected with City Hall’s sustainability efforts.”

A hand holding a cell phone. The phone is displaying the City's new Recycling mobile app.

Mayor Madden also announced the launch of a new Facebook page for the City’s Department of Recycling and Resource Management. The page will provide updates and regular content regarding environmentally-conscious practices and community initiatives. Learn more at www.facebook.com/cleanuptroy

Troy residents interested in learning more about recycling and sustainability initiatives can sign up for the Recycling Matters newsletter, a monthly online publication from the City’s Department of Recycling and Resource Management. The newsletter features a monthly topic, events schedule, and community news section. To sign up for the Recycling Matters newsletter, visit www.troyny.gov/connect

If you know of a business or organization making strides in sustainability within the Troy community, please contact Recycling Specialist, Naomi Pitkin via email at [email protected], or by phone at (518) 279-7313 to submit your suggestions for the community news section.

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