Covanta is a leader in sustainable materials management providing environmental solutions to businesses and communities across North America. Through its network of facilities and state-of-the-art services, Covanta is a single-source partner in solving today's most complex environmental challenges.
Let’s compare the effectiveness of these disposal methods in various categories of managing waste and mitigating its negative impacts.
As concerns about communities and the environment pertaining to sustainable waste management continue to grow, we must consider the facts. Both Waste-to-Energy and landfills have impacts, however, Waste-to-Energy is a controlled and carefully monitored process that reduces greenhouse gases relative to landfilling and recovers valuable resources. In densely populated regions across the United States, these are benefits that are too big to ignore. So, when it comes to securing a cleaner, more prosperous future, Waste-to-Energy is the clear choice.
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