High Acres Landfill

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High Acres Landfill is a privately-owned landfill, a division of Waste Management of New York, LLC.  Established in 1971, it is located on approximately 1,000 acres on the eastern edge of Monroe County in the town of Perinton and crosses over the western border of Wayne County in the town of Macedon. 

Perinton residents can obtain a vehicle landfill sticker in the Perinton Town Clerk’s office for use at the residential drop-off area at a discounted price, as an alternative to private pickup, for materials generated in the home only (not available for businesses). 


To read the DEC's letter sent to Waste Management on 9-24-2018 click here

Click on this link for an update from 9-19-2018 on the Town's negotiations with Waste Management:


Click here for links to Surface Emission Monitoring Data:

See below for links to Waste Management's High Acres Website & Other WM provided info:

     View WM's High Acres website

     View WM's High Acres Community Updates & Subscribe to WM's Mailing List for Future Updates

See below for links to DEC communication regarding High Acres

NYS DEC High Acres Odor Hotline:  (585) 453-2416

Click here to file an odor complaint regarding High Acres Landfill utilizing NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Citizen Odor Log – High Acres Landfill.

Click here to view e-mail dated 6/12/18 from DEC to Town of Perinton & Town of Macedon Supervisors regarding utilization of DEC Citizen Odor Log.

DEC 4/27/18 Odor Abatement Update High Acres Landfill

DEC 4/18/18 Odor Abatement Update High Acres Landfill

DEC 03/28/18 Odor Abatement Update High Acres Landfill

DEC 03/06/18 Odor Abatement Update High Acres Landfill  

DEC Press Release 02/05/18 DEC Cites High Acres Landfill for Failure to Reduce Odors

DEC to WM 02/02/18 NOTICE OF VIOLATION: High Acres Landfill

See below for links to Town Information on High Acres:

5-8-18 - Memo from Conservation Board to Town Board with Air Monitoring Summary from MEH Consulting

Town FAQs on High Acres Issues

Town Actions - Timeline of Continuing Communication with Waste Management Regarding Odor Issues - 3/15/18 - REV 1 

Perinton Leaders Unhappy with Slow Work by Waste Management on Landfill - 3/15/18

Conservation Board Recommendations to Town Board - High Acres Landfill -  3/14/18

Conservation Board Recommendations to Town Board - current WM odor issues & impacts to adjacent Fairport Baseball playing fields - 3/14/18

Town of Perinton Action Results In Revised Landfill Work Plan - Press Release 3/9/18

Town of Perinton Code Enforcement & Development issues Compliance Order to Waste Management High Acres Landfill 3/8/18

Perinton Town Board Press Release 01/25/18

Conservation Board Recommendations to Perinton Town Board 01/24/18


Click here to view a letter from Waste Management to NYSDEC regarding High Acres Meeting Summary dated 12/20/17


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