Department of Public Works
Environmental Services

The Environmental Services Division is responsible for the planning, development and oversight of the solid waste collection, disposal and recycling activities within the Town Solid Waste Management Planning Unit. It is our goal to provide reliable solid waste management for wastes generated within the Town, while providing a high level of protection for public health and the environment.

Important Landfill Notice

The landfill is continuing to operate normal hours. Monday-Friday 7AM - 3PM and Saturday 7AM - 12 Noon (Winter Hours)

The Landfill Entrance and Residential Drop Off Area has moved to 4 Arrowhead Lane. All customers should take Fonda Road to, a left onto, Green Mountain Drive and then, another left onto, Arrowhead Lane continuing to the new Landfill Entrance and Residential Drop Off Area located at 4 Arrowhead Lane.

Yard waste can be delivered to the Colonie Landfill at no charge to residents. Proof of residency is required.

Please continue to check this website for updates.


Donate Used Cell Phones For Soldiers

The Town is collecting usable and unusable cellular telephones and accessories through our Environmental Services Division for the benefit of Cell Phones For Soldiers.


Landfill Hours:
Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (June - September)
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (October - May)
Commercial waste drop-off on Saturdays
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day: 7:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m.
Closed on: New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
(518) 783 - 2827 (Office)
(518) 783 - 2845 (Scale Office)
4 Arrowhead Lane
Cohoes, New York 12047
Landfill Residential drop-off:
4 Arrowhead Lane
Cohoes, New York 12047
(518) 786 - 7331

Waste Reduction

We collect and dispose of residential and commercial recyclables, household hazardous materials, and leaf and yard waste.

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