Covanta Onondaga hosted a tour by students from Syracuse University’s School of Architecture. The students sought a better understanding of the Waste-to-Energy process to help with a seminar they are leading focused on sustainable architecture and infrastructure.
College Students Tour
Helping a Shelter
The Covanta Onondaga facility made a donation to the Second Chance Canine Adoption Shelter, a local non-profit animal shelter. All money donated to the organization goes toward caring for shelter dogs and finding them new homes, as well as teaching inmates from a local jail how to train the dogs.
Boy Scout Clean-Up
Covanta Onondaga worked with more than 20 Boy Scouts from Pack 22 in Jamesville, NY, on a road clean-up. The group collected more than 1,300 pounds of trash, and the clean-up also helped educate the public on sustainable waste management.
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.
Covanta Onondaga Helps Maintain 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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