Road Clean-up with Covanta Onondaga

Covanta Onondaga employees along with the Jamesville Boy Scout Troop cleaned up Rock Cut Road and the facility’s grounds. The clean-up removed over 1,300 pounds of litter. The facility also educated the group on sustainable waste management.

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Maintaining a Park

Covanta Onondaga presented a check for $2,000 to the Anglers Association of Onondaga that maintains Webster Pond, a popular park in Syracuse’s Valley neighborhood. The money represented the facility’s matching donations for money contributed by local residents. In the photo, Covanta’s Paul Abt ...

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Sposoring the Envirothon

The Covanta Onondaga facility served as the major sponsor of the Central New York Regional Envirothon, held in person for the first time since the start of the pandemic. Students from high schools in Onondaga County and surrounding areas took part in the competition hosted by the Onondaga County ...

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Gifts of Appreciation

The Anglers Association of Onondaga at Webster Pond presented gifts of appreciation for the continued support that Covanta Onondaga has provided throughout the years of donations that help with expenses and maintenance of the local pond. A plaque and letter of appreciation from Anglers Association ...

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Breakfast with Santa

The annual sponsorship for Breakfast with Santa has been made by Covanta Onondaga. The free breakfast event benefits the local community children in Jamesville, NY, which is hosted by the Southwood Fire Department. Covanta Onondaga also assists the fire department during the year with regular ...

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Mercury Drop-off Event

Covanta Onondaga and the Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency (OCRRA) partnered for a mercury drop-off event where participating residents received a Lowe’s gift card worth $10 when they turned in mercury-containing thermostats or thermometers. The partners offer a year-round mercury drop-off ...

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Onondaga and Local Fire Department Spread Holiday Cheer

Covanta Onondaga and the Southwood Fire Department together helped deliver some much needed holiday spirit to local children this December. Using a donation from the facility, Santa was escorted around on a fire truck to deliver candy canes and ornaments to kids in the Jamesville, NY area.

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Working to keep mercury out of the environment

On Saturday, September 12, Onondaga County residents showed support for the health of the environment and of our community by participation in a special mercury thermometer and thermostat recycling event that was sponsored by the Onondaga Resource Recovery Agency and Covanta Onondaga.

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