Solid Waste Management
Did you know...
Our solid waste is squashed into an 18-wheel truck and transported over 90 miles to the DANC (Development Authority of the North Country) landfill in Rodman NY. Although this is a state-of-the-art facility, our goal is to send them less trash.
Our recyclable materials travel even further - over 185 miles. The Casella facility in Geneva NY has a high-tech process to separate plastics, paper, cardboard and metals.
Ready to do more to reduce these long-distance transport miles?
Clarkson's new anaerobic digester is transforming our food waste into electricity and heat. Turning waste into energy saves money and the environment! Food waste is separated in the kitchens and cafeterias to keep the digester fed.