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Landfill supports youth programs in Seneca Co.

Seneca Meadows landfill has recently made contributions supporting a number of activities supporting local youth, educational development, and safety. Between the Lakes Community Service Players was a recipient of a Seneca Meadows grant to support their week long youth theatre camp in which youth from Seneca County were able to learn various aspects of theatre production. Local youth spent time learning acting basics, backstage support, and many other aspects it takes to produce a theatrical show.The landfill was the event sponsor for the annual Seneca County Chamber of Commerce’s Stephen B. Johnson Memorial Golf Tournament, in which a scholarship is given each year in memory of Stephen B. Johnson to local a graduating student. Seneca Meadows was also the timing sponsor for the 4th annual Cubby Chase. This 5k/10k running event is an annual fundraiser to support the programs at Geneva General Child Care, a nationally accredited childhood education program that assures young children get off to a good start providing services to 160 local families.In addition, the landfill provided safety materials and services for 100 children as part of the Waterloo Police Department’s Child Safety Education Program. The safety materials are designed by the National Child Safety Council, and are vital to the police department in teaching child safety as well as violence prevention and drug awareness.Seneca Meadows, Inc. is dedicated to the preservation and advancement of the environment: recycling up to 2 million tires per year, partnering in the production of methane generated energy for 18,000 homes, supporting wetlands conservation and environmental programming, and providing free residential recycling and electronics recycling drop off services. For more information on community partnerships with Seneca Meadows Landfill, visit senecameadows.com or call 315-539-5624.

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