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The Wayne Township Landfill, owned and operated by
the Clinton County Solid Waste Authority is focused on
reducing, reusing, recycling and managing solid waste in
ways that serve and preserve the local community best.
Our goal is to ensure the quality and longevity of Clinton
County by properly disposing of waste materials and reusing
and/or recycling materials in the best way possible.
Management of the Wayne Township Landfill has allowed the Authority
to contribute significantly to the surrounding community and to
sustain and preserve the wonderful Pennsylvanian environment.
Over the years, the Wayne Township
Landfill has had the opportunity to provide
many wonderful benefits to its surrounding
Benefits to the Community
- Host County Agreement: $1.50/ton from waste received passed on to the county, in excess of $9 million paid to date.
- Host Community Agreement: $1.25/ton from waste received passed on to the township, in excess of $6.5 million paid to date.
- Financial support to local fire companies
- John B. Hoy, Jr. Memorial Scholarships to county students: (1) $1000/year
- Penn College scholarships to benefit full-time Penn College students from Clinton or Lycoming County: (2) $1,000/year
- John B. Hoy, Jr. Charity Golf Tournament – over $185,000 donated to local charities
- Reduced the Clinton County tipping fee from $57.50/ton to $39.50/ton from 1998 to date
- Free tire collection events held each year – over 90,000 tires collected to date
- Free household hazardous waste collection events held every other year
- Electronic and covered device recycling services provided
- Free landscape mulch to Wayne Township residents, increasing property values
- Donate dirt to local ball fields: approximately 300 tons/year at a value of $4500 annually
- Donated clay to Clinton County Speedway: approximately 500 tons at a value of $7,500
- Sponsor numerous programs throughout the County
- Little League teams
- Millbrook Playhouse
- Clinton County Conservation District Summer Camp
- Local race cars
- Bald Eagle Mega-Transect
- Sports teams and classes of local schools
- Many other events and groups within Clinton County and surrounding area
- Sold valuable real estate to the CCEP for industrial park expansion
- Free environmental education programs provided at area schools and/or on-site
- Actively involved with Clinton County CleanScapes
- Offer discounted rates for local municipalities' bulk collections/bulk demolition
- Assisted with flood clean-ups and emergency response to disasters
- Implemented county-wide recycling operation & drop off points for recyclables
- Board of Directors is strictly a volunteer board with a total of 176 years combined experience
- Staff members involved in numerous community boards and organizations
- Provides 81 jobs in community
- Designed and constructed a 4 million gallon waste water equalization tank to assist in addressing Clinton County's sewer problems, stimulating growth and a much needed tax base - a $3,500,000 investment to our community.
- Concentrate efforts in local purchasing to maximize contribution to local economy
- Assisted County Correctional Facility's property expansion
- Provide van for Clinton County Economic Partnership's tours of dignitaries
- Donated in-kind services to the Keystone Central School District valued at over $385,000 to assist in the construction of the athletic stadium at Central Mountain High School
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