Whitman students learn about county landfill beyond the blue bin

Students in the Marcus Whitman ECO program got an inside look at landfill and recycling operations Wednesday at the Ontario County Landfill. With an expansion underway within the 389-acre site and a state-of-the-art recycling facility, the students had plenty to get excited about. And they were. Questions kept coming from the class of sixth-graders in the Environmental Classroom Opportunity Program, an alternative curriculum emphasizing experiential, project-based learning with an environmental focus.

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