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2021 Santa Clause Contest

Santa Clause is coming to town....on a County Waste & Recycling truck! Our driver, Vince, is at it again and not only decked out his truck this year but is also donning a holly jolly suit. To get in the holiday spirit, we're running a small contest for a free month of residential garbage service. Here's how it works:

If you see Vince out and about on his route dressed as Santa, simply snap a photo of him or with him and tag us on Facebook to be entered. So excited to pass along a little joy this holiday season and we can't wait to see your photos!

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Christmas Bike Promise 2021

Our County Waste team has been hard at work doing our Annual Bike Promise, and  bike build.  Every year our employees at County Waste band together to help give back to our community by providing local charities with first time bikes for children in need. This year we are happy to be able build and donate 126 bikes to 5 different local charities, which will be delivered in the next week. We're absolutely humbled to spread a little Christmas cheer to the local children within our communities and look forward to participating in this wonderful cause each year.

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Albany Drive-Thru Food Pantry on June 11

A drive-through food pantry at the Albany International Airport is scheduled for Saturday, June 11, 2020 at 10AM and will run while the supplies last.
The event is open to all community members.

This event is provided by the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York, Catholic Charities, Albany International Airport, and the Golf Planning Committee and Sponsors.

County Waste and Recycling has donated 600 facemasks to the event, and staff members have volunteered to work the event.

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Annual Christmas Bike Promise

Santa’s helpers at County Waste & Recycling Clifton Park were busy building 250 bikes for deserving charities and giving them away as part of County Waste and Recycling’s annual Christmas Bike Promise.

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Christmas Bike Promise 2016

Each Christmas, County Waste and Recycling in Clifton Park participates in the Christmas Bike Promise.  This year County Waste was able to donate 153 bikes to 9 different charities in the Capital District.

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County Waste & Recycling Supports Community Events

County Waste & Recycling is proud to support local community events throughout the year. In addition to providing quality and cost-effective garbage and recycling collection services, County Waste is dedicated to the communities we serve and are actively involved in various community programs. Join us for these upcoming events that are not only fun for the family but also give back to our community.

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Waste County Employees Support the Wounded Warrior Project

Waste County employees met the challenge and competed in a local Tough Mudder event to support the Wounded Warrior Project. Funds raised help injured vets with combat stress recovery programs, adaptive sports programs, benefits counseling and employment services.

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Waste County Employees Support Toys for Tots

Since 2012, Waste County employees and vendors have joined forces to support the Albany area Toys for Tots. The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.

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County Waste Donates Over 100 Bicycles to Youth

After Assembling Bicycles by Hand, Employees Distribute Bikes to Numerous Capital Region Youth Organizations

Clifton Park, New York – On December 23, 2015, employees from County Waste, a Waste Connections company, loaded up the final 40 of 148 bicycles they assembled.  The bikes were distributed to various Capital Region youth organizations. County Waste donated bicycles to 7 different nonprofits in Albany, Ballston Spa, Clifton Park, Troy, Schenectady, Nassau, and Hoosick Falls. From there, these organizations distribute the bicycles to families in need or utilize them at the organization.

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County Waste Donates Over 200 Bicycles and Helmets to Capital Region Youth

After Assembling Bicycles by Hand, Employees Distribute Bikes to Numerous Capital Region Youth Organizations

Clifton Park, New York – On December 23, County Waste, a Waste Connections company, employees loaded up the final 40 of 220 bicycles they assembled for distribution to various Capital Region youth organizations. County Waste donated bicycles to 8 different area nonprofits in Albany, Colonie, Ballston Spa, Clifton Park, Troy, Nassau and Hoosick Falls. From there, these organizations disseminate the bicycles to families in need or utilize them at the organization.

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