DO NOT PLACE...
mercury-filled items, electronics and other hazardous waste curbside for disposal! The Department of General Services conducts DROP OFF EVENTS for safe disposal of these items.
Examples of hazardous waste are listed below.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
DGS provides this service to City of Albany residents only. Small quantity generators (SQG) -businesses that generate less than 32 gallons a month - of hazardous waste may participate, but will be charged a fee. NOTE: SQGs must register by calling (518) 434-2489.
PRE-REGISTER FOR DROP OFF EVENTS
Residents must pre-register to particpate. Online registration is available (between available scheduled event dates) or by calling the Department of General Services at (518) 434-CITY (2489). Drop off events go from 4:00pm-7:00pm and take place at the City of Albany Rapp Road Landfill. At no time should hazardous waste or electronics be placed curbside.
Phone registration is closed the Friday before each event and online registration is closed the Tuesday before each event.
(Registration could close earlier if maximum capacity is reached for the event)
HAZARDOUS WASTE & ELECTRONICS DROP OFF EVENTS:
April 5th September 6th
April 19th September 20th
May 3rd October 4th
May 17th October 18th
Any questions regarding the Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics program please call the Department of General Services at 518-434-2489.