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Feature Videos about Energy-from-Waste


Covanta's Energy-from-Waste (EfW or waste-to-energy) facilities offer a safe, sustainable and technologically advanced means of disposal for post-recycled municipal solid waste that also generates clean, renewable energy, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and supports recycling in communities. Because of EfW's environmental benefits it is often featured in news reports, documentaries and informational videos. Here is a selection of programs providing a behind-the-scenes look at energy-from-waste:


ASME Energy Forum partnered with Covanta to Promote EfW via this informative which video uses colorful drawings, diagrams and step-by-step explanations to explain the EfW process. It also describes how gasification technology, such as Covanta’s CLEERGAS system, can provide environmental and economic benefits for communities seeking more sustainable waste management methods. Planet Forward (a Bloomberg News program) host Frank Sesno examines ways to turn garbage into energy featuring Covanta Alexandria/ Arlington (VA).

Covanta operates Miami-Dade County's Resources Recovery facility as Covanta Dade Renewable Energy in Doral, FL. This EfW facility processes 3,000 tons of municipal solid waste per day..learn more

Covanta Haverhill is an EfW facility owned and operated by Covanta Energy in Massachusetts and it can process up to 1,650 tons per day of post-recycled waste. It began commercial operation in June 1989...learn more 

Indiana Expeditions, a public television program that airs on WFYI in Indianapolis, featured Covanta Indianapolis to learn more about how it converts average household waste into clean renewable energy. This EfW facility serves 815,000 residents of the City of Indianapolis/Marion County...learn more

Covanta Stanislaus serves Stanislaus County in Northern California. The facility processes 800 tons per day of solid waste and can generates up to 22.5 megawatts of renewable energy...learn more

Waste to Energy Infographic from Nicole Cioffe on Vimeo. This independent video depicts the benefits of energy-from-waste also known as waste-to-energy. Covanta operates 44 EfW facilities around the world...learn more

The Green Economy featured Covanta Marion in Brooks, OR to learn how the facility processes 550 tons per day of municipal solid waste to generate up to 13.1 megawatts of renewable energy...learn more