Tompkins County, N.Y. is Successfully Reducing Amount of Waste per PersonTompkins County, N.Y. is Successfully Reducing Amount of Waste per Person
March 9, 2015
“We commend County officials for implementing these programs, reducing waste and monitoring performance to continue to improve results,” the state audit says.
In 2012, 3.7 pounds of waste per person were produced a day in the county. That’s down to 3.3 pounds — and falling approximately in line with the county’s goal of 2.9 pounds per person by 2016, according to the state.