November 11, 2012
James Zecca, director of the Madison County Department of Solid Waste, inspects bales of agricultural plastic that were sent to JBI Inc. in Niagara Falls as part of a test load to make sure the product collected can be processed. In the back ground is a large bale of rigid plastic that was also shipped to JBI Inc.
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Madison County looks to recycle plastics, turn waste into fuel
A new program on the Madison County Department of Solid Waste’s drawing board purports to safely and economically recycle Agricultural (AG) and rigid plastic, which will help the environment, save space in the county landfill and also help to solve a longstanding problem for area farmers.