Don’t Get Stuck: Syringes and Recyclables Don’t Mix

(Wampsville, NY – Jan. 2013) What would you do if you stepped barefooted on a dirty hypodermic needle? What are the chances you could become infected with human immunodeficiency virus, the hepatitis B virus or the hepatitis C virus? What would it cost for medical treatment, days off from work and a host of other […]

Landfill Moves Forward with Agricultural Plastic Drop-Off Program

Madison County News

(Wampsville, NY – Dec. 2012) Agricultural plastic can now be dropped off at any of the county’s transfer stations or at the main landfill site on Buyea Road in Lincoln. The Madison County Board of Supervisors approved a contract to supply agricultural plastic to JBI, Inc., of Niagara Falls for conversion of […]

Reuse Store/Donation Center to Open Soon

Buyea Road Landfill Site in Lincoln to Host Thrift Outlet

(Lincoln, Wampsville, NY – June 2012) The Madison County Department of Solid Waste and the Rescue Mission Alliance of Syracuse have formed a partnership that includes the operation of a reuse store and a donation center.

According to the agreement approved by the Madison County […]

County Urges Safe Syringe Disposal

(Wampsville, NY – April 2012) Safe syringe disposal is an issue that has once again come to the attention of county officials. Syringes (sharps) should not be disposed of in recyclable containers. Madison County provides appropriate sharps containers at no cost to residents. These containers are available at all 16 pharmacies and drug stores in […]