Department of Corrections and Community Supervision

Resource Management


PROGRAMS



WASTE MANAGEMENT

Description

The Waste Management Program provides recycling and organic waste diversion and avoided cost services for the Department and selected municipalities. The program employs up to 1100 inmates at various levels in facilities and regional recycling processing centers.

Food Waste composting operations are located throughout the State and generally outside facility security perimeters.

Goals

The Waste Management Program has as its goals to:

Length

Indeterminate.

Admission Requirements

Must meet security status for area, may be outside clearance in the case of regional centers and compost operations.
Must meet educational and behavior classification (outside clearance) for work assignment.

Educational Requirements
Grade 2 - no requirement
Grade 3 - GED or 8th Grade or enrolled in GED
Grade 4 - GED or High School Diploma

Job Titles

In some facilities recycling activities are delegated to grounds crews or maintenance crews.
Regional Recycling Centers carry designated work crews and inmates are paid an industry wage on an hourly basis.

Assessment

MJOT evaluation by supervisor.

Locations

Recycling activities take place at all facilities.

Composting operations are generally located outside the security perimeter at 29 facilities:

Adirondack
Albion
Altona
Auburn
Butler
Cape Vincent
Cayuga
Eastern
Elmira
Fishkill

Five Points
Franklin
Gowanda
Green Haven
Greene
Groveland
Hudson
Lakeview
Marcy

Moriah
Otisville
Riverview
Sullivan
Wallkill
Washington
Watertown
Wyoming



Under Development:

Bedford Hills
Orleans

Regional Recycling Centers are located at:

Elmira
Franklin
Gouverneur
Marcy
Wallkill
Washington
Willard
Wyoming

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