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Tiny Parts, Big Environmental Impact

Microelectronics materials manufacturer earns zero waste-to-landfill certification two years in a row as a result of a service partnership with Covanta Environmental Solutions.

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THE PERFECT RECIPE FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

You might not know the name The Bama Companies, Inc. (Bama) but you’ve probably eaten one of its biscuits, hand-held pies or pizza dough at leading restaurants across the country. Supplying ovenready products to customers in over 20 countries utilizing facilities based in the U.S., China and Poland, Bama has grown to become a leading innovator of wholesome bakery products, catering to some of the largest and most well-known restaurant chains in the world.

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PICKING NEIGHBORS WISELY

In a city better known for breath-taking waterfalls than recycled cardboard, Greenpac Mill, LLC was built using lean principles, the latest technology and with the goal of having the smallest environmental footprint possible. Created by Cascades, Inc. in partnership with the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Jamestown Container and Containerboard Partners, the new mill in Niagara Falls, NY produced its first roll of 100 percent recycled linerboard, a thin cardboard used for the flat facings of corrugated containerboard, in July 2013, after 22 months of construction.

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MATERIALS MANAGEMENT

With the help of Covanta, as well as additional partners, the waste stream that leaves the Diamond Packaging facility eventually returns to it in the form of raw materials.

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HELPING SUBARU GO ZERO LANDFILL

One significant first for Subaru of Indiana Automotive was to earn the distinction of being the first automotive assembly plant in the U.S. to achieve zero landfill status, with some assistance from Covanta.

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PHARMACEUTICALS

Covanta Environmental Solutions routinely works with companies that have sensitive waste streams requiring assured destruction.

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ZERO WASTE TO LANDFILL

Russ Delozier, Director of Sustainability, J+J Flooring Group, and his team researched possible solutions and partners to get J+J to landfill‐free.

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SUNNY DELIGHT

Sunny Delight set a goal to be 100% landfill-free in a short time frame. Here’s their story.

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AMERICAN AIRLINES WHEEL AND BRAKE CENTER

The wastewater from American Airlines Wheel and Brake Center is processed through our Liquid Direct Injection process, thus avoiding landfills and eliminating potential landfill leachate impacts.

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LANCASTER COUNTY SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

The growing demand for proper recycling of electronic waste, or “e‐waste”, led LCSWMA to pursue a vendor partnership to ensure these materials are recycled and/or properly disposed of in a way that protects the environment.

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