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James A Zecca, Who Started SUNY Cobleskill’s First Recycling Program, Retiring from Madison County’s Department of Solid Waste and Sanitation


Madison County recycling czar retires after 30 years

Madison County’s Recycling Czar, James A. Zecca, is retiring after 30 years as director of the Department of Solid Waste and Sanitation.

Zecca has taken a small site and transformed it into an energy efficient facility. Madison County’s landfill is a paradigm for solid waste experts and those seeking to emulate the green initiatives in practice there

Zecca lives and breathes recycling. Since starting the first recycling program at SUNY Cobleskill in the 1970s against some tough opposition, he has never backed down from a challenge.

Read the full announcement.