Recycling & Disposal

*** Please see the FAQ section at the bottom of this page for help with many common questions.***

Junk Pickup

  • There is no Town collection scheduled for 2022

Household Hazardous Waste Recycling

  • There is no Town collection scheduled for 2022
  • Visit the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation website's Household Hazardous Waste page for information and resources on where and how to properly dispose of many common household products, including paint, batteries, cleaning products, etc. 
  • The New York paint stewardship program officially launched on May 1, 2022. PaintCare will offer drop-off sites throughout the state where the public can take unwanted paint (also primers, sealers, stains, varnishes, deck coatings, etc. ) for recycling. These sites will be available to households, businesses, government agencies, and others with leftover paint in New York. Visit the PaintCare website for information on fees, locations, and accepted products

Electronics Recycling 

The date of the 2022 electronics recycling event for Town residents has passed. Check here for details of future events.

Visit the DEC Recycling Consumer Electronic Waste page, or Capital Region Electronics Recycling for information on how to dispose of unwanted electronics. 

Tire Recycling

The Saratoga County Soil and Water District is now accepting registrations for the Spring 2022 Tire Recycling Program.

You MUST be a Saratoga County resident and pre-register to participate.

Drop-off Date & Time: Thursday, May 26th from 4 - 5:30 pm

Fee: $5.00 per tire (with or without rims) - CASH only

Drop-off Location: Behind Ballston Town Hall ( 323 Charlton Rd, Ballston Spa)

Registration Options:

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 24th

Click HERE for more information and requirements.

Saratoga County Recycling

Saratoga County requires residents to recycle, under the Saratoga County Mandatory Recycling Law. According to the law, the following must be recycled: newspapers, plastic bottles, glass bottles and jars, and metal cans. 

See the following for more information:

Local Waste Collection Companies

Contact your waste collection company for information on items they will accept for recycling or disposal. 

  • County Waste - 518-547-1518 - the lower half of their recycling page lists acceptable and unacceptable items with links to other resources
  • Twin Bridges - 518-267-3400 - their recycling page lists acceptable and unacceptable items

Sustainable Saratoga

This not-for-profit organization promotes sustainable practices and has a wealth of information on their website regarding recycling and donating items, recycling events, composting, and more. 

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Resources