Press Room

June 29, 2016

Summer Dining at a Landfill

The Democrat & Chronicle interviews a family from Spencerport, NY who visits Waste Management's Open House events each year.

July 12, 2016

How One N.Y. Landfill Conducts Open House Events to Educate Residents

Trade journal Waste 360 details how, for the past 14 years, officals at a landfill in New York have opened the site to the public annually as a way to build relationships and remain transparent, in addition to having a little fun.

November 10, 2013
County finds ways to leverage waste system
Monroe County and Waste Management of NY partner to create a closed loop environmental management system

Mike Garland, Director of Monroe County Environmental Services explains how the public/private partnership between Monroe County and Waste Management supports Mill Seat Landfill in its operation and production of renewable energy for 6,000 homes.

September, 2011
Ecopark- a Public/Private Partnership
Waste Management of NY partners with Monroe County to open innovative recycling center

November 14, 2006
Mill Seat Landfill gas will be power source
Waste Management will tap methane gas to create electricity to power about 6,000 homes

November 14, 2006
Riga facility honored for work in wildlife preservation
225 acres of designated wildlife acres surrounding Mill Seat Landfill is certified for environmental stewardship