Landfill Solar Cover Wins Platinum Award

Members of the Central New York Branch of the American Public Works Association stand in front of the Madison County Landfill solar array. The APWA awarded the County the Environmental Project of the Year Award for their solar cover.

The area around the solar array at the Madison County Landfill on Buyea Road was hydro-seeded […]

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 […]

Lincoln Egg Hunt is March 30

(Town of Lincoln, NY – March 2013) The Town of Lincoln and the Lincoln Fire Department are hosting an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday March 30 at 10 a.m. at the Lincoln Fire Department at the corner of Oxbow Road and Old County Road. This event is open to children and grandchildren, ages infant to […]

State Audit Finds Lincoln Fire District Deficient

(Town of Lincoln, NY – Feb. 2013) In a recent audit by the Office of the State Comptroller, auditors found that despite the district board claims it conducted regular internal reviews of the secretary-treasurer’s financial records, bank statements and canceled checks, the Lincoln Fire District was unable to provide auditors with any written evidence of […]

Landfill Featured in December ‘Conservationist’ Magazine

(Town of Lincoln, NY – Dec. 2012) The Madison County Department of Solid Waste is featured in the December issue of the New York State Conservationist magazine published by the state Department of Environmental Conservation.

The article is titled “No Ordinary Landfill: Madison County’s Alternative Energy Programs,” by Mary Roy and Eileen Stegemann. The article […]

Landfill Now Accepting Ag, Other Plastics

(Town of Lincoln, NY – Dec. 2012) Supervisor James Goldstein (D – Lebanon), chairman of the Madison County Board of Supervisors Solid Waste and Recycling Committee, announced recently that Madison County entered into a contract with a firm that converts agriculture and other plastics to oil; these materials will be collected at the landfill site […]

Lincoln Tree Lighting Planned for Saturday

Submitted by Heather Eddy

(Town of Lincoln, NY – Dec. 2012) In an effort to bring the members of our community together for the holiday season, Lincoln will be hosting its fifth annual tree lighting Saturday, Dec. 1, at 6 p.m., at Lincoln Town Hall on Timmerman Road.

This event is made possible by a […]

Lincoln Plans Halloween Celebration

(Town of Lincoln, NY – Oct. 2012) The Town of Lincoln, in coordination with the Lincoln Fire Department, will be hosting a community gathering to celebrate Halloween Saturday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Fire Department in Clockville. Join your fellow community members for coffee, punch, popcorn, doughnuts and costume judging.

Prizes will […]

Seventh Safe Pill Collection Held

The recent Safe Pill Collection held at the Buyea Road Landfill in conjunction with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Agency collected 107.50 pounds of pills. RSVP Volunteers have assisted with the Safe Pill Collection for the past seven years. Helping out last Saturday were from left were: RSVP Director Mary Bartlett, […]

Reuse Store Open for Business

Madison County Solid Waste news

(Town of Lincoln, NY- July 2012) The Madison County Department of Solid Waste has partnered with the Rescue Mission of Syracuse to open a Rescue Mission Donation Center and a Reuse Store at the Buyea Road Landfill Transfer station in the Town of Lincoln.

“This is a partnership that […]

Solar Traffic Lights Installed at Landfill

By Sharon Driscoll

(Town of Lincoln, NY) The Madison County Department of Solid Waste continues to promote green energy. The most recent additions to the energy conservation efforts at the Buyea Road Landfill site were the installation of two small solar panels that power the flashing amber traffic lights on either side of the landfill […]

Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday in Lincoln

(Town of Lincoln, NY – March 2012) The Town of Lincoln and the Lincoln Fire Department are hosting an Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 31, at 10 a.m., at the Lincoln Fire Department at the corner of Oxbow Road and Old County Road.

This event is open to children and grandchildren, ages infant to 10 […]