Transition Troy

The Sustainability booth at the Troy Waterfront Farmer’s Market

We are here every Saturday 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM all year round.

Recycle Fish redeemable bottle & can collection

NEW – local resource information at the Transition Troy Wiki 

  • What to do and where to go for sustainability
  • Use it and add to it.  It’s like Wikipedia for the Capital Region

Styrofoam (expanded polystyrene) information


Plastic bag information

Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) Facts & Figures


Troy Zero Waste – It’s time for a Plastics-Free Hudson

Single-Use Waste Reduction Ordinance
Styrofoam/Plastic Bag/Straw Ban

This new Troy City ordinance 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

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


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 booth@xtroy.org or Sign up for our Contact List to learn more