Not Your Grandaddy's Garbage Burners: Why Burning Waste for Energy Fights Climate Change

Today's Waste To Energy plants (WTEs) are not your granddaddy's trash burners, and some.... (more)


John Matheson: Tulsa waste-to-energy disposal more green than you suspect.

First of all, WTE is not the same as trash incineration of the past which was simply uncontrolled trash...(more)


Critics Say Carbon Limit Comes with Hefty Price Tag

Covanta and Energy-from-Waste facilities are featured as a solution to climate change as part of a story on the Obama administration’s plan to cut carbon emissions....(more)


Is trash the next best thing to come out of Congress? 

Covanta is a powerhouse within the power industry; Gilman said his company turns 6 to 7 percent of the entire nation’s municipal solid waste into power every... (more)

Next Steps to Reduce Methane Emissions from Landfills

In particular, we need to reduce the amount of garbage that ends up in landfills and divert the remaining waste to energy-recovery facilities that generate electricity—a process known as energy from waste, or EfW... (more)

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