Pill Take Back Exceeds all Expectations

Takes in more than 1,700 pounds of medications

Susan Jenkins, executive director of BRiDGES, Madison County Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse fills syringe containers during the Pill Take Back Program at the Madison County Landfill site on Buyea Road April 27. The program has been held in the spring and fall since September of […]

Safe Pill Take Back Date Announced

Madison County Department of Solid Waste

Submitted by Sharon Driscoll

(Madison County – April 2013) It’s time to round up all your unused and outdated medication: the Safe Pill Take Back program will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Buyea Road landfill site in Lincoln.

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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 […]

Residential Tip Fee Remains Stable for 2013

(Wampsville) It was recently announced that the residential punch card fee will remain stable for 2013 at $13.50 for a five punches. Municipalities and agents selling punch cards will continue to receive .35 cents per punch card sold.

Punch cards issued after Jan. 1, 2013 will expire Dec. 31, 2014, according to James A. Zecca, […]

Madison County Solid Waste Dep’t Releases Promotional Video

(Madison County, NY – Jan. 19, 2012) The Madison County Department of Solid Waste has just released a new promotional video called Madison County Renewable Energy Projects.

“We wanted something that could be used as a promotional tool for the Madison County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) to encourage new businesses to relocate to our proposed […]