Transition Troy

Transition Troy is a collection of groups and individuals with a positive vision of a sustainable Troy, acting on that vision and building that future. Email us at or Sign up for our Contact List to learn more 

It’s time for a Plastics-Free Hudson

Troy Zero Waste Single-Use Waste Reduction Proposal
Styrofoam/Plastic Bag/Straw Ban

This proposal has three parts:
1. ban on single-use expanded polystyrene (EPS, also called styrofoam) containers
2. ban on all single-use plastic bags, with a fee for paper bags
3. plastic straws by request only

Sign the petition online and download a copy to distribute. Connect on Facebook.

Here are some more projects of interest, that support the goals of living more sustainably in Troy and the Capital Region:

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