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What’s next for Ontario County Landfill? Solid waste plan up for debate, as closure looms

What’s next for the Ontario County Landfill?

Well, elected leaders are mulling over the future, particularly the days after the 386-acre facility in the town of Seneca is shut down.

Ontario County’s plan expires in 2023 and will have to be renewed. Specifically, officials say they will focus on a new five-year strategic plan.

At this point, only about 10% of Ontario County’s waste goes to the facility on 5&20. The strategic plan will address where that remaining waste will go after closure happens.